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Pedestrian struck, killed by Amtrak train near Indiantown

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Posted at 9:17 PM, Jan 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-17 21:19:45-05

INDIANTOWN, Fla. — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by an Amtrak train near Indiantown Monday afternoon, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:50 p.m.

The sheriff's office said Train 91 was coming from Tampa en route to West Palm Beach when it struck a trespasser on the tracks.

The crash caused the train to be delayed for almost 3 hours while local authorities worked the scene.

There were no reported injuries to the crew or passengers, authorities said.

The sheriff's office is working with railroad police in the investigation.