Police have identified the person found dead on the FEC Railroad tracks in Fort Pierce.
According to the Fort Pierce Police Department, a tip led police to the identity of 44-year-old Tracy Glenn Holden.
Police say the body was found about half-mile east of the intersection of US Highway 1 and Edwards Road.
According to police officials, the man was struck by a train in Fort Pierce but wasn’t identified immediately.
Officers responded to the scene to identify the body of a white man, possibly in his 40’s or 50’s.
The man is described as 5 feet 7 or 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing approximately 160 pounds with short-cut brown hair.
His body was located about half-mile east of the intersection of US Highway 1 and Edwards Road.
He has no known local address, police say.
He was wearing a black shirt with the letters “OG” printed in metallic gold, black basketball shorts and gray, black and white athletic shoes. A black and white mountain bicycle was found lying nearby.
According to a news release, an United States Sugar Corporation train was returning to Fort Pierce when employees discovered the body and called 911.
Florida East Coast Railway police also arrived to assist with the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information that can assist police with the investigation is asked to call 911 or the Fort Pierce Police Department.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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