ANOTHER DEATH ON THE POMPANO BEACH RAILROAD TRACKS!
ANOTHER POMPANO BEACH TRAIN CRASH! This time a bicyclist was hit and killed by a Virgin USA/Brightlane Train. The accident happened around 7:30 am this morning on the 3300 block of North Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach. Local 10 was on the scene and has more info, click here.
The Sun-Sentinel reports: “Witnesses saw the man riding a bicycle across the tracks and trying to beat the Brightline train when he was struck,” said sheriff’s spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright. “He died at the scene.” For the complete Sun-Sentinel story click here.
The accident happens just over a week after a 64-year old woman drove her bicycle onto the train tracks and was hit and killed by a Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) in Deerfield Beach. LATEST DEERFIELD BEACH TRAIN DEATH: NOW, IT’S A BICYCLIST .
These are just two of the dozens of accidents that have happened in Broward County and South Florida over the past couple of years. With that said, there seems to be an overabundance of Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach Train Crashes occurring.
This story was prepared by our Pompano Beach news desk with additional information from various public sources and other websites.