By CBSMiami.com Team

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A woman died after being struck by a train in Deerfield Beach.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said they were contacted just before 4 a.m. about a pedestrian struck by a train near SE 4th Street and South Dixie Highway in Deerfield Beach.

Arriving deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue found the body of a woman near the tracks.

Sheriff’s traffic homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding this crash. Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) and Railroad police have also been contacted.

CBSMiami.com Team