Des Moines Police ID man killed by train

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines Police have identified the man hit and killed by a train early Saturday morning.

Police say Ian Pfeiffer, 26, of Des Moines was hit by the train just after 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of 3rd and Vine.

Witnesses say Pfeiffer told people he was going to jump on and and ride the train.

Police say he went around crossing arms that were down, and warning lights were flashing.

They say there's no evidence that Pfieffer intended to kill himself.


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