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Brightline train hits and kills person on the tracks in Aventura

A Brightline train struck and killed a person in Aventura on Monday afternoon.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said they were called to 20750 W. Dixie Hwy., but the fatality now puts it in the hands of Miami-Dade police, who said they had no details available yet.

The 3:40 p.m. Miami-to-West Palm Beach Brightline train was canceled.

Nine people have been struck and killed by the high speed trains since 2017.

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