- Associated Press - Monday, March 3, 2014

SEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a train in central Florida.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Marino Avillaneda disregarded the lowered railroad crossing gate and was struck by a train as he crossed the tracks Sunday night in Seville.

Avillaneda was pronounced dead at the scene.

The CSX train was being driven by 49-year-old Freddie Bowen.

No one else was injured.

Troopers are continuing their investigation.


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