POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A driver has died after a Brightline train crashed into a vehicle early Monday in Pompano Beach.
The crash occurred shortly after 5:30 a.m. on the railroad tracks at North Dixie Highway and Northwest Sixth Street.
According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the driver of the vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. BSO spokeswoman Miranda Grossman later confirmed to WPTV that the driver later died.
Detectives were investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
All northbound lanes of North Dixie Highway were closed between Northwest Third and Northwest Sixth streets during the crash investigation.
The driver's identity hasn't been released.