BOCA POLICE ID MAN HIT BY BRIGHTLINE AT CROSSING

Publish Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:15pm

THE HIGHLAND BEACH MAN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE PERSON INJURED WEDNESDAY WHEN A BRIGHTLINE TRAIN STRUCK HIS CAR IN BOCA RATON. 90-year-old Benjamin Morelli was struck by a train around 8 p.m. Wednesday when he was unable to get out of his vehicle.

Since Brightline began service on Jan 12, five people have been struck and two have died. None of them were in cars.

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Original article written by Julius Whigham II of the Palm Beach Post.