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Man rushed to hospital after getting hit by Brightline train

Posted at 2:20 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 16:47:41-05

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Brightline train struck a pedestrian in Boca Raton on Thursday afternoon, police say.

The crash happened around 1:45 p.m. at Camino Real and S. Dixie Highway.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue said a man was walking with his bicycle near the tracks when a train struck his bike first, then him.

He was taken as a trauma alert to Delray Medical Center.

The north and southbound trains were stopped for a while as police investigated, but are running again now.