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Portage PD Investigating Death of Man Hit by Train

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A Portage man's death remains under investigation at last check after he was struck by a train early Saturday morning. The Portage Police Department reports C-S-X Railroad notified them of a body on the tracks, just west of the Crisman Road crossing, just after 4:30 Saturday morning. Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says the deceased has been identified as 26 year old Troy Johnson, who according to Harris, was laying on the tracks and never moved when a train struck him.
Portage Police ask if anyone has any information on Johnson's whereabouts Friday or during the early evening hours on Saturday, to please contact Detective Nick Grynovich at (219) 762-3122.


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