Man struck by train in Port St. John identified

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The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train in Port St. John on Monday evening.

Shortly after 9 p.m., the Sheriff's Office was called to the area of U.S. 1 and Fay Boulevard in Port St. John. A Florida East Coast Railroad worker reported a man was laying on the tracks near the intersection as the two-mile-long train came through. The train conductor located a body near Elkham Boulevard.

The victim was identified as 36-year-old Raymond East, of Port St. John.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may have witnessed Robinson's recent activities is asked to please call Homicide Agent Troy Deavers via the Sheriff's Office Communications Center at 321-633-7162, or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).