Man fatally struck by train in Pompano Beach

Witnesses say man was trying to dodge train when he was hit

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - A pedestrian was fatally struck by a train Tuesday morning in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue spokeswoman Sandra King said the incident happened on the CSX tracks at Martin Luther King Boulevard, near North Andrews Avenue and Hammondville Road.

King said the victim appeared to be a man in his 20s or 30s. 

Witnesses told authorities that the man was trying to dodge the train when he was hit. 

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the death. 

No other details were immediately released.

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