Man leaves suicide note, then steps in front of MAX train

Man leaves suicide note, then steps in front of MAX train

ALOHA, Ore. - A man was killed when he stepped in front of a moving MAX train.

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Southwest 175th and Baseline Road in Aloha.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, a 55-year-old white male stepped into the path of the train and despite life-saving measures, died at the scene.

A suicide note was found nearby. The man has not yet been identified pending notification of next of kin.

MAX service was disrupted for a few hours after the incident.