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Freight train hits and kills person in Delray Beach, police say

Crash involving FEC train at Old Dixie Highway and East Linton Boulevard
An incident involving a FEC train at Old Dixie Highway and Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach, Nov. 8, 2022.jpg
Posted at 6:30 AM, Nov 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-08 08:58:49-05

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Delray Beach police said a freight train hit and killed a person Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the area of Old Dixie Highway and East Linton Boulevard just before 6:30 a.m.

Police said a freight struck and killed a pedestrian on the FEC tracks.

Aerial video from WPTV Chopper 5 showed a FEC train stopped on the tracks at the intersection, with Delray Beach Fire Rescue and Delray Beach police at the scene.

WATCH: Chopper 5 video of Delray Beach train incident

Train incident in Delray Beach

Police said there were closures at Southeast 2nd Street, Southeast 4th Street, and Southeast 10th Street, but those roads reopened before 9 a.m.