One person dead after Tri-Rail train hits vehicle in Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- One person is dead this morning after a northbound Tri-Rail train struck a vehicle right before the Delray Beach station at the Linton Boulevard crossing, according to the Delray Beach Police Department.

The train was able to stop near Lowson Boulevard. The car can be seen in Chopper 5 video crushed, and wedged under the front of the train.

The crash happened around 7:39 a.m. No train passengers were injured.

Linton and Lowson Boulevard will be closed at the railroad tracks, according to police. The southbound I-95 exit ramp to Delray Beach has also been closed.

Extra Palm Tran buses are being dispatched to stations to pick up commuters, and schools are sending buses to pick up students who take the train.

YouReporter Robert contributed photos from the scene.

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