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Pedestrian struck, killed by Brightline train in Lantana, police say

Posted at 3:19 PM, Dec 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-06 16:13:08-05

Lantana police say a pedestrian is dead following an incident involving a southbound Brightline train.

They say it happened near Dixie Highway and Ocean Avenue just before 3 p.m. Thursday.

Traffic is affected and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Wednesday a pickup truck was struck by a Brightline train in Lake Worth shortly after 7 a.m.

In that incident, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says the driver of the truck was able to escape before impact.