Pedestrian on tracks fatally struck by Tri-Rail train in Pembroke Park


PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train Friday morning in Pembroke Park.

The crash occurred just off Interstate 95.

Sky 10 was above the scene at 11:20 a.m. as the train was stopped on the tracks. The victim’s body was a distance away, covered by a yellow tarp.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue officials confirmed that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s unclear why the pedestrian was on the train tracks.

No other details were immediately released by authorities.

*Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story erroneously stated that the crash involved a Brightline train. This story has been updated to reflect that the pedestrian was actually struck by a Tri-Rail train.

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