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Pedestrian killed by Brightline train in Broward County

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Posted at 5:31 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 05:31:52-05

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has been killed kill by a Florida commuter train.

The Sun Sentinel reports that a 43-year-old man died at a Hollywood train crossing Thursday evening.

A Hollywood Fire Rescue spokesman says the victim was apparently trying to cross the tracks before the Brightline train arrived but didn't make it.

More than a dozen people have died after being hit by Brightline trains since test runs were done in July 2017.