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Man killed after vehicle hit by train in Indiantown

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 16:05:30-04

INDIANTOWN, Fla. — A man was killed after his vehicle was hit by a train in Indiantown Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 10:40 a.m. at SW Amaryllis Ave. and SR-710, also referred to as Warfield Blvd.

FHP said a 77-year-old Fort Pierce man was driving a sports utility vehicle traveling west parallel to SR-710 approaching W Amaryllis Ave. when he attempted to cross south across the train tracks and was struck by the train.

Officials said the vehicle overturned and came to a full stop south of the train tracks.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still pending investigation.