Pedestrian struck, killed by Tri-Rail train in Oakland Park

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OAKLAND PARK, FL – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a passenger train on Oakland Park Boulevard early Thursday morning.

According to Local 10, the incident occurred in the area of Oakland Park Blvd. and Northwest 17th Terrace at about 5 a.m.

Authorities have said the train was traveling southbound with about 50 passengers onboard when it struck a man standing in the tracks. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accidents.

No one else was hurt as a result of the crash. Tri-Rail has advised commuters that delays are likely throughout the day Thursday.

Have you lost a loved one due to a tragic accident involving a train in Florida? Are you unsure of where to turn for compensation for any unexpected expenses that may have come about as a result of the crash? If so, the Fort Lauderdale pedestrian accident attorneys with VG Law Group are ready to assist you in getting the money you deserve during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at 1-833-HELP-365 to set up a free consultation to discuss the details of your individual case.

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