FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A second person in as many weeks has died after they were struck by a train in Broward County.READ MORE: CBS4's Steve Goldstein Has The Latest On The High-Flying Panthers
Friday morning’s accident happened just before dawn on the Florida East Coast (FEC) tracks near NE 11th Avenue. A freight train struck the person who was on the tracks. Police have not said if it was a man or woman, or how they ended up on the tracks.READ MORE: Study Finds Face Masks Cut Distance Airborne Pathogens Can Travel In Half
Crossings at busy Sunrise Boulevard, and NE 13th Street and NE 17th Court, were blocked for several hours by the stopped train for the police investigation.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Police Confirm Shooting Death Of Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh Near Zoo Miami
Last month, on September 29th, a person was struck and killed by a TriRail train on the FEC tracks at the Dania Beach Station near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.