OAKLAND PARK, Fla. - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a freight train Thursday morning in Oakland Park.
Broward Sheriff's Office detectives said the fatal crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. near Prospect Road and Powerline Road.
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The man, later identified as Robert Gray, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Westbound traffic on Commercial Boulevard was closed near the train tracks during the death investigation.
A bus bridge has been set up between the Cypress Creek and Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail stations for commuters.
Gray was a father of three and was the sole provider of the household. Gray's relative set up a GoFundMe account for those wishing to help them.
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