DIXON (CBS13) — A person was struck and killed by a freight train in Dixon on Wednesday morning, police say.

Dixon police officers say the incident happened around 7 a.m. near the 400 block of Porter Road.

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Exactly what led up to the person being struck is unclear. The person was dead at the scene by the time first responders arrived, police say.

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Due to the incident, the train blocked West A and North 1st streets for a time Wednesday morning. After Union Pacific Railroad was done with their investigation, the train moved.

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The name of the person struck and killed has not been released at this point.