Hollywood police confirmed that a local resident has jumped in front of Brightline train before being fatally struck

Hollywood, Florida – Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Brightline train in Hollywood Monday.

The incident happened shortly after 12 p.m. in the area of Tyler Street and North 21st Avenue, Hollywood Police officials said.

Officials didn’t release the person’s identity. NBC 6 has learned that the incident was a suicide.

Police said the incident remains under investigation.

The incident happened as National Rail Safety Week was kicking off.

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 988, or reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting ‘Home’ to 741741, anytime.

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