- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 28, 2018

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - A northbound Amtrak train struck and killed a 48-year-old Florida man who was standing on the tracks.

The Florida Highway Patrol said in a news release that train hit the man on Tuesday afternoon near DeLand in central Florida.

Officials say the train was carrying 497 passengers, No other injuries were reported.

The man’s name hasn’t been released and troopers said they don’t know why he was standing on the tracks.

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