Suicide ruled in case of man who walked in front of Amtrak train in Puyallup

A 64-year-old man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak in Puyallup Monday committed suicide, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled.

The man walked across the tracks at Meridian Avenue about 10:25 a.m. and was hit by a train.

Witnesses told police he looked up at the train as it approached but continued walking in its path.

The News Tribune does not name suicide victims.

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