A 21-year-old Fresno man was struck and killed by a westbound train on the BSNF Railway tracks in Fresno before 4 p.m., railway officials confirmed.
The collision happened near North Diana Street and East Lewis Avenue and at a place where there was no railroad crossing.
The Fresno County Coroner's Office said Thursday the man had committed suicide. His name was not released pending notification of next of kin.
The freight train was headed to Richmond from New Mexico.