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Man hit by Tri-Rail train and killed in Oakland Park

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Tri-Rail train early Thursday morning along Oakland Park Boulevard at NW 17th Terrace.

It happened around 5 a.m., authorities say. The train was heading southbound when it hit the man, who died at the scene.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

About 50 passengers were on the train at the time, and Tri-Rail is busing them from the area.

Eastbound traffic on West Oakland Park Boulevard was being diverted as Broward Sheriff’s Office investigators worked the scene.

Tri-Rail also advised passengers that there will be delays.

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