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Pedestrian fatally struck by train overnight in Fort Pierce

Posted: 8:43 AM, Jul 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-21 11:46:49-04
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FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- A 34-year-old man was fatally struck by a train overnight in Fort Pierce.

Fort Pierce police responded to the FEC railroad tracks near the intersection of Orange Avenue and Depot Drive at 2:19 a.m. Sunday to find a pedestrian walked into the path of an oncoming train.

Police identify the victim as Clayton Humphries of Port St. Lucie. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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NOTE: This story has been corrected to reflect Clayton Humphries' age as being 34. The incorrect age of 85 was originally provided by authorities and included in an earlier version of this story.