Dane Reister, who was fired by Portland police in October 2013 and faced criminal charges for a 2011 shooting, was found dead beside railroad tracks in Washougal, Washington, after he parked his truck on the tracks, according to a Portland Police Bureau memo issued Monday.
His body was discovered near Sixth Street on the south side of the Burlington Northern Railroad tracks about 10:30 a.m.
Crew members on what’s called “the local” train traveling from Camas to Washougal spotted the body, stopped the train and backed up to investigate, said Gus Melonas, a railroad spokesman. The crew confirmed the man was on the railroad property.
“It appears the subject was struck by a train earlier,” Melonas said….Continue reading at OregonLive.com