Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by Brightline train in North Miami

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – Rescue crews airlifted a pedestrian to Jackson Memorial Hospital after she was hit by a Brightline train in North Miami Friday morning.

The train struck the victim, who appeared to be a young woman, as she walked onto the tracks near Northeast 125th Street and 14th Avenue at around 7 a.m.

The victim suffered severe injuries. Officials haven’t said why she was on the tracks.

Local 10 News has reached out to North Miami police and Brightline for additional information.

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