Muscatine man killed by train

A man was killed after being struck by a train on Saturday.

The Muscatine Police Department and Muscatine Fire Department responded to the area of Sampson Street and Grandview Avenue at approximately 12:38 a.m. Saturday, August 21 for a report of a pedestrian who was hit by a train.

When officers and firefighters arrived they located 41-year-old Josh Carpenter of Muscatine who was deceased.

No further details will be released as the Muscatine Police continue their investigation into this incident.

Police are asking any individuals with information relevant to the case to contact Detective Casey Jensen at 563-263-9922 extension 614.