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Man fatally struck by Brightline train in Broward County

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-13 11:27:22-05

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A highspeed train fatally struck a person who was on the railroad tracks in South Florida.

Broward County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene Wednesday morning in Deerfield Beach. Rescuers pronounced the man dead at the scene.

A Brightline train was stopped on the tracks as an investigation continued.

The man’s name hasn’t been released. No additional details were immediately available.