A scooter rider has died after being fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train in Fort Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Rescue crews said they responded to the scene near Northwest Sixth Street, just west of Interstate 95, at around 12 p.m., Monday.
Authorities did not reveal what caused the crash but said the incident remains under investigation.
Rescue officials said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim’s body could be seen near the train tracks covered by a yellow tarp. The victim’s scooter could be seen nearby on the grass.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A scooter rider was killed in this unfortunate accident that happened near Northwest Sixth Street. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead scooter rider. Injuries and deaths sustained in a scooter or vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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