Man, 48, killed by train in Grand Rapids - Jul 11th, 2013 - Local

— Police say a 48-year-old man has been struck and killed by a freight train in Grand Rapids.

Officers were called to the railroad tracks south of Bridge Street about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday and found that Joseph Black of Grand Rapids was dead.

It wasn't immediately clear to police why Black was on the tracks. The death is under investigation and information is being sought from the public.