OCALA, Fla. – A 33-year-old man has died after being struck by a train on Thursday in Ocala.
According to police, on Thursday at 12:33 p.m., the Ocala Police Department was called to the railroad crossing near the 2000 block of NE 19th Ave. due to a southbound CSX train striking a pedestrian.
“Sadly, the 33-year-old man was declared dead at the scene,” police said.
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Ocala Fire Rescue also responded to the scene, police say.
The railroad crossings on NE 19th Ave. and NE 25th Ave. are currently blocked, and detours are in place.
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