FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the Plantation man who died Monday after he was struck by a Tri-Rail train.READ MORE: Judge Denies Request To Take Death Penalty Off The Table In Case Against Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz
Jerry Smith, 53, was on his Fuji bicycle heading west on Stirling Road just after 4:30 p.m., when he came to the train tracks near Ravenswood Road.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
The sheriff’s office said despite the flashing lights and bells indicating a train was coming, Smith maneuvered around the safety gates and was hit.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue pronounced Smith deceased at the scene.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
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