Pedestrian hit by Tri-Rail train in West Palm Beach


A pedestrian was hit by a Tri-Rail train Tuesday evening near Okeechobee Boulevard and S. Tamarind Avenue, a spokes West Palm Beach Police Department said.

A Tri-Rail train was headed northbound and a man, who was wearing headphones, was trespassing along the railroad tracks when struck, according to police. He was not crossing the intersection.

He was transported as a trauma alert to a local hospital. At this time his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

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