US New high-speed Florida train kills 4th person since launching service

09:51  10 april  2018
09:51  10 april  2018 Source:   FOX News

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No one needs a train that can go faster than 30 mph. A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high - speed train on Sunday — the fourth person to die since the train 's service began earlier this year, investigators said. "At 12:47 p.m

(Brightline). A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high - speed train on Sunday — the fourth person to die since the train 's service began earlier this year, investigators said.

a truck that is driving down the road: A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high speed Brightline train on Sunday, police said. © Provided by Fox News A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high speed Brightline train on Sunday, police said.

A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high-speed train on Sunday — the fourth person to die since the train's service began earlier this year, investigators said.

"At 12:47 p.m. a northbound Brightline train struck a pedestrian approximately 100 feet south of the Southeast 4th Street crossing. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene," the Delray Police Department tweeted, adding they're seeking witnesses.

The private train line "offers express service connecting you to Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach," according to the company's website.

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(Brightline). A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high - speed train on Sunday — the fourth person to die since the train ’s service began earlier this year, investigators said.

No one needs a train that can go faster than 30 mph. A man in Florida was hit and killed by a high - speed train on Sunday — the fourth person to die since the train 's service began earlier this year, investigators said. "At 12:47 p.m

Sunday's victim was the fourth person to be struck and killed by a high-speed train since service began in January. Three others were hit and survived.

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Patrick Goddard, Brightline's COO and president, said in a statement in January that the company is working with transportation officials to raise awareness about the train, which travels upwards of 70 mph.

"We implore the public to be patient and not circumvent the safety devices in place to keep you safe," Goddard said. "Your life is worth more than waiting a few extra seconds for a train to pass."

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