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Bicyclist fatally struck by freight train in Miami Shores

A bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a freight train Thursday morning in Miami Shores.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – A bicyclist has died after being struck by a freight train Thursday morning in Miami Shores.

The incident occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the area of Northeast 107th Street and 10th Court.

Sky 10 was above the scene just before 8:30 a.m. as cars were passing the tracks.

The victim’s body was covered by a yellow tarp on the Miami Shores County Club golf course, a short distance from the roadway.

Authorities were seen picking up pieces of the bicycle from the track.

No other details were immediately released by police.

(WPLG)

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Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.

Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.