Woman taken to hospital after pickup truck struck by Brightline train

Patient sustained back injuries, authorities say

Sky 10 over the scene after a Brightline train struck a pickup truck in Deerfield Beach. (WPLG)

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after her pickup truck was struck by a Brightline train in Deerfield Beach, authorities said.

According to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Michael B. Kane, the incident occurred just after 4:40 p.m. in the area of Southwest Fourth Street and South Dixie Highway.

Kane said units arrived at the scene to find a Ford F-150 with front-end damage.

He said the woman sustained back injuries and was taken to Broward Health North.

No other injuries were reported.

No other details were immediately released.

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