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The man who was killed when he fell onto a light rail track and was struck by a train during a fight in downtown Minneapolis has been identified.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says Reginald Snelling, 41, of Minneapolis, died at the Hennepin/Warehouse District station from “multiple blunt force injuries and traumatic asphyxia due to collision with and compression by light rail train following physical altercation.”

Snelling had reportedly been involved in a fight on the station platform that led to him falling onto the tracks as a train approached.

The medical examiner listed his manner of death as “homicide.” It’s not clear at this stage if any arrests have been made.

The incident happened at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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