- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 29, 2017

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A bicyclist was killed by a commuter train in Florida.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the man died after being hit by a SunRail train Monday in Seminole County.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the man tried to cross some railroad tracks near Longwood after the crossing arms went down. He was struck and pronounced dead at the scene.

The train had been carrying about two dozen people. No other injuries were reported.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.


Information from: Orlando Sentinel, https://www.orlandosentinel.com/

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide