UPDATE: Person Killed By Train In Pompano Beach
Sheriff Says Man Was Lying On Tracks As Train Approached.
UPDATE – 6/21/22
Boca Post has confirmed the identity of the victim as 30-year-old Ivan Montenegro Mejia.
UPDATE – 5/26/22
A statement from Broward Sheriff’s Office:
UPDATE – 9:00 AM
Broward Sheriff’s Office tells Boca Post that all traffic lanes on Atlantic Boulevard and Dixie Highway have re-opened since the train accident.
Broward Sheriff’s Office has not publicly identified the victim.
Originally published by Boca Post
POMPANO BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Broward Sheriff’s Office has told Boca Post early Wednesday morning that one pedestrian has been killed by a train in Pompano Beach near 100 block of South Dixie Highway at approximately 3 AM.
Statement from Broward Sheriff’s Office early this morning:
At approximately 2:54 a.m., Broward Regional Communications received a call about a train versus pedestrian crash near the 100 block of South Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded. One adult was pronounced deceased on the scene. Crime scene and homicide detectives were notified and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. At this time, traffic is closed along Atlantic Boulevard at Dixie Highway until further notice. Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes.
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