GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train Thursday night in Grand Rapids, according to police.

Around 7:40 p.m., the pedestrian was hit by the train on the tracks near Front Avenue between Wealthy Street and Emperor Street. That section of Front Avenue was shut down for several hours after the person was hit.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said Friday that the medical examiner had ruled the death a suicide.

The name of the person killed was not released.