- Associated Press - Thursday, December 7, 2017

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - A freight train fatally struck a pedestrian in Florida.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the crash happened early Thursday morning in Oakland Park, which is north of Fort Lauderdale.

The crash caused traffic to snarl in the area and is also affecting passengers on a commuter train, which shares the track with the CSX train.

Additional details weren’t immediately available.

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 and View Comments

Click to Hide