News: Pedestrian dies after being struck by train at NE 19th Ave in Ocala


OCALA, FL – The Ocala Police Department was called to the scene of a fatal railroad accident on Thursday afternoon, WKMG reports.

The incident happened near the 2000 block of NE 19th Avenue in northeast Ocala, where officers arrived at the scene at about 12:30 p.m.

Police said a man was struck at the railroad crossing by an eastbound CSX train going from Lakeland to Jacksonville. The 33-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.  His name was not immediately released.

Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.

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