INDIO, Calif.-- A person found dead after being struck by a Southern Pacific train early Saturday morning has been identified, Indio Police spokesperson Ben Guitron tells News Channel 3.
The man has been identified as 28 year old Indio resident Ernie Hernandez Jr, according to the Riverside Sheriffs Corners Office.
The body was found in the area of Indio Boulevard and Sun Gold Street at 12:15 A.M.
The Union Pacific Police Department is leading the investigation with the assistance if the Indio Police Department.
Stay with News Channel 3 for up-to-the-minute details on this investigation.