Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Oakland Park - NBC 6 South Florida

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Oakland Park



    Deadly Crash Between Train, Person Closes Oakland Park Road

    Commerical Blvd. was closed as investigators continue looking into what took place just before 4 a.m.

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017)

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Oakland Park Thursday morning.

    Officers arrived at the scene near West Prospect Road and Powerline Road shortly before 4 a.m. The pedestrian, who was struck by a CSX train, died on the scene, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said.

    The man was later identified as 38-year-old Robert Gray, of Oakland Park. The incident remains under investigation.

    Drivers were being advised to avoid the area as westbound Commercial Boulevard was closed west of I-95 due to the investigation. Alternate routes include Cypress Creek Road and Oakland Park Boulevard.

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