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Police release identity of man killed by train in Fargo

Fargo police have identified the victim of the Saturday train fatality as Joshua James Rickard, 31, of West Fargo.

Rickard was hit by a train near the intersection of Main Avenue and Broadway on Saturday morning. One witness told police that he appeared to have jumped in front of the train.

Another witness told police she had seen Rickard about 20 minutes before the accident sitting by the train tracks "with a blank look on his face."

The police did not release any other details Sunday.

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