BRIGHTLINE TRAIN HITS, INJURES PEDESTRIAN IN BROWARD COUNTY

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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:15pm

A PEDESTRIAN WAS HIT AND INJURED BY A BRIGHTLINE TRAIN IN BROWARD COUNTY. The pedestrian was "hit by a Brightline train and transported to Broward General Hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening," Officer Jennifer Bickhardt said Thursday night.

The police department has blocked off the area and is continuing to gather information about the incident, Bickhardt said.

This is the fourth time this year that Brightline has hit a pedestrian or bicyclist and the sixth time since the passenger railroad began test runs.

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Original article written by Lisa Broadt of the TC Palm.