Train hits, kills pedestrian in Lantana - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Train hits, kills pedestrian in Lantana

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks Monday morning in Lantana.

Lantana police say that at 6:18 a.m. a southbound FEC train struck a man who was walking on the tracks at Croton Avenue.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lantana police say that the train will remain in place until FEC investigators arrive and interview the crew.

The train is currently blocking east and west traffic at U.S. 1 at Lantana Road, Ocean Avenue and Pine Street in Lantana.

Drivers should use Hypoluxo Road as an alternate route.

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