Local

Man killed on Sumner train tracks has been identified

A man was apparently struck and killed by a train in Sumner on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
A man was apparently struck and killed by a train in Sumner on Thursday, March 22, 2018. jbessex@gateline.com

A man found dead Thursday alongside train tracks in Sumner has been identified as a 38-year-old homeless man.

Authorities believe Justin Potter was hit by a train, but still were investigating his death.

Potter’s body was spotted about 8 a.m. on the side of the tracks near the Zehnder Street crossing.

Stacia Glenn; 253-597-8653

  Comments