GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Golden police identified the man who died after being hit by a W light rail train. John Reed, 34, was hit on Friday near Ulysses Street.

John Reed (credit: Golden)

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Witnesses told police they saw Reed walking near the tracks. The train driver also saw Reed and sounded the horn and engaged the brakes.

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Officials say Reed’s family lives in Virginia and was aware he was homeless. However, they didn’t know which state he was living.

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Police are waiting for a toxicology report and say there were no obvious signs of suicide.