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Man killed by Florida East Coast train while walking along Florida tracks

Posted at 10:46 AM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 10:46:20-05

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) -- A train struck and killed a man who was walking along the railroad tracks.

Brevard County Sheriff's spokesman Tod Goodyear tells news outlets that a southbound Florida East Coast train hit the man late Sunday night near Melbourne.

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The man's identity hasn't been released.

Trains and traffic were briefly stopped so the area could be cleared.

An investigation is underway.