Man dies after being struck by Tri-Rail train in northeast Miami-Dade

Tri-Rail shuttles passengers between Hollywood, Golden Glades stations

By Tim Swift - Local10.com Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man was killed Sunday after he was struck by a southbound Tri-Rail commuter train in northeast Miami-Dade County, authorities said.

Bonnie Arnold, a spokeswoman for Tri-Rail, said the crash happened around 3:15 p.m. in the Ives Estates area of the county. About 100 passengers were on the train when the man was struck, Arnold said.

Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Tri-Rail was accommodating affected passengers with a shuttle bus service between the Hollywood and Golden Glades stations.

Miami-Dade police are investigating the incident.

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