A 40-year-old man was found dead underneath a train shortly after noon Thursday, according to the Muscatine Police Department.
Muscatine police received a report shortly after 12:30 p.m. about an individual under a train along the riverfront area of downtown Muscatine. Officers found a deceased man under the stopped train near the East Mississippi Drive and Sycamore Street intersection.
The initial investigation indicates that a pedestrian intentionally entered the tracks as the train was approaching.
Access to the riverfront was blocked for several hours while the investigation took place.