Person Killed by Train in Palm Beach Gardens

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Fire rescue officials say a person was struck and killed by a train in Palm Beach County.

A spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue says one of the department’s crews was returning from a training exercise about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when they spotted the train stopped along the tracks. An engineer who was inspected the tracks indicated the train may have hit someone.

The Palm Beach Post reports a body was found near the tracks.

No further details were immediately available.

Police and officials with Florida East Coast railroad were continuing an investigation.

Source: Palm Beach Post, Associated Press