Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 6, 2019) - A person was killed after being hit by a Tri-Rail train in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, September 6th. The crash happened near the Cypress Creek Tri-Rail Station.
Authorities responded to the scene shortly after the collision and discovered the injured victim suffering from critical injuries. The victim was pronounced dead. Their identity is unknown at this time and no information was released on the events leading up to the incident. The crash caused impacts on all Tri-Rail trains as officials investigated the scene.
There is no further information available at this time.
Fatal accidents are reported multiple times per day in our state. Although most fatal crashes involve vehicles or pedestrians, some crashes involve other types of vehicles, including trains. When a train accident takes place, a thorough investigation must be undertaken in order to determine exactly how the crash took place and who is ultimately responsible for the collision. Train accident liability is a complicated issue.
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