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Florida Tri-Rail commuter train strikes, kills man

July 30, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — A commuter Tri-Rail train in Florida has struck and killed a man.

Tri-Rail spokeswoman Bonnie Arnold tells news outlets that the “trespasser” was fatally struck Sunday afternoon by a southbound train in northeast Miami-Dade. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name.

There were more than 100 passengers on board the train at the time of the crash. Arnold says none of the passengers reported any injuries. A bus shuttled riders between the Golden Glades Interchange and Hollywood stations following the crash.

Miami-Dade Police are investigating.

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