Man struck and killed by Tri-Rail train in Pompano Beach


POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – One person was struck and killed early Monday by a Tri-Rail train near Copans Road in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

Bonnie Arnold, a spokeswoman for Tri-Rail, said a pedestrian walked into the path of an oncoming train just before 8 a.m. The train, with 124 passengers aboard, was stopped for several hours after the crash.

Tri-Rail operated buses to shuttle passengers between the Pomapno Beach and Crypress Creek stations.

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, Arnold said.