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Pedestrian hit by train in West Palm Beach

Posted: 8:20 PM, Apr 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-25 00:23:09Z

The West Palm Beach Police Department is investigating a pedestrian vs. train crash Tuesday evening. 

The crash happened at 6:42 p.m. near the intersection of Okeechobee Blvd. and S. Tamarind Ave. 

Officials say a Tri-Rail train was headed northbound when an adult pedestrian, who was wearing headphones, trespassed along the railroad tracks. The pedestrian was not crossing the intersection. 

He was transported to a local hospital as a trauma alert.

According to officials, his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.