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Kent County Medical Examiner rules pedestrian killed by train a suicide

It is unclear what led up to the incident.
Credit: WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person has died after being hit by a train in Grand Rapids Thursday night, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

The incident happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. at Front Avenue SW between Wealthy Street SW and Emperor Street SW.

On Friday, police ruled the person's death a suicide. Their identity is not being released at this time.

The area was closed off for several hours. The road was reopened after investigators cleared the scene around 1 a.m.

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