On Sunday, December 26, police received a call from a concerned citizen about a man that was not moving near the railroad tracks at Dickman Avenue and South Avenue.
Police responded to the call at 12:30 p.m., and upon arrival, confirmed that the 34-year-old male was deceased with extensive injuries.
After the initial police investigation, it appears the man was struck by a train sometime after 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 25.
At this time, his name is being withheld until the family can be properly notified.
The Battle Creek City Police Detective Bureau continue to investigate, and are seeking tips from anyone who might have information about this incident. Please call the non-emergency number at 269-781-0911 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.