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Woman killed by freight train in Tequesta

Stock: Florida East Coast train
Posted at 12:42 PM, Nov 11, 2023

TEQUESTA, Fla. — A woman was fatally struck by a freight train in Tequesta, a police spokesman said Saturday.

The pedestrian was in her 30s and she was struck around 4:50 p.m. Friday by a Florida East Coast Railway train at Tequesta Drive and Old Dixie Highway. Traffic was diverted to County Line Road or Riverside Drive.

Emir Yildiz told WPTV said the agency is conducting an investigation into the manner of death.

The Department of Transportation lists incidents involving people on private tracks as trespassing.

These tracks are also used by Brightline.