Portland man drowned after train hit him on St. Johns Bridge

Portland man drowned after train hit him on St. Johns Bridge
Friends of Taishawn Nathaniel Millage held a candlelight vigil for him Saturday, June 7, 2014 under the St. Johns Bridge. Photo from Facebook.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland police say an autopsy shows an 18-year-old man drowned after a train knocked him into the Willamette River.

The police said Monday it remains unknown why he was walking on the bridge about 11 p.m. Friday.

He was identified as Taishawn Nathaniel Millage, a resident of North Portland.

The bridge is south of the St. Johns Bridge.

Below: Friends of Taishawn Nathaniel Millage held a candlelight vigil for him Saturday, June 7, 2014 under the St. Johns Bridge. Photo from Facebook.

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