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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Oakland Park

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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