Portland Police are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train.

10/17/2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 17, 2013

Portland Police are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train

The Portland Police and Pan Am Railways are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train on October 16, 2013 at approximately 7:15 pm. The accident occurred on the railroad tracks between Forest Avenue at Woodfords Street and Walton Street. The victim has been identified as Richard Cobb, 54 years old, of Portland. The victim was seen walking on the railroad tracks when he was struck.


Lieutenant James Sweatt
Criminal Investigation Division
Portland Police
109 Middle St.
Portland, Maine 04101
207-874-8604
jjs@portlandmaine.gov