BREAKING: Pedestrian struck, killed by Brightline train in Boynton Beach.
On Friday morning, one person was struck and killed by a Brightline train in Boynton Beach, marking the fifth death involving the high-speed rail service in Palm Beach County since it began operations in January.
Shorly before 11:30am, trains were stopped on both tracks behind the Sunshine Square shopping plaza. Passengers on board described a sudden jolt before the train came to a stop. “Everyone on the train knew,” said Jeffrey Aronofsky, a flight attendant who was commuting to the Fort Lauderdale airport. “We felt it. We knew we hit someone. The whole train shuddered.”
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