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1 person fatally struck by train in West Palm Beach

Posted at 8:31 AM, Dec 01, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- One person died after being struck by a train in West Palm Beach Saturday morning.

The man was identified as 21-year-old Conor J. Scherle of Fairfield, Pennsylvania.

According to police, the train that struck Scherle was gone prior to police notification.

Police believe he was struck at around 4 a.m.

The intersection of Quadrille Boulevard and Okeechobee Boulevard was temporarily closed in the westbound direction police conducted their investigation.