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TRAIN KILLS EX-S.L. MAN IN DENVER

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Authorities on Monday were investigating the death of a 54-year-old man who was struck by a train at a city intersection.

Pedro "Pete" J. Alvarez, a former Salt Lake resident, died early Sunday after he was struck by the Burlington Northern Railroad freight train near Overland Municipal Golf Course, Denver police said.Investigators did not know why Alvarez was on the tracks.

Family members are raising money to have Alvarez's body returned to Salt Lake City for burial. Donations should be sent to Meada Elizondo, 650 E. Hollywood Ave., Apt. A (rear), Salt Lake City, UT 84105 or can contact Elizondo at 485-0938.