Police say that around 12:50 a.m. Saturday morning, police were called to the CN Railroad crossing near the intersection of S. Main St & Sixth St on the report of a train vs. pedestrian accident.
Several witnesses indicated that the train was sounding its horn and the railroad crossing was active and working properly at the time of the incident.
The subject was transported to William Beaumont Hospital by the Royal Oak Fire Department and pronounced deceased.
The identity of the subject is currently being withheld until proper notification to the subject's family can be made.
At this time it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this incident.
If you have information about this incident, please contact the Royal Oak Police Department