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Man on phone and on tracks killed by train in South Florida

Police are on hand where a man was killed by a freight train in Lantana.
Police are on hand where a man was killed by a freight train in Lantana. Palm Beach Post

A man talking on a cellphone and walking along railroad tracks was killed Monday morning by a southbound freight train, the Palm Beach Post reports.

The tragedy happened on the Florida East Coast Railway in Lantana, between Boca Raton and West Palm Beach.

“It appears he didn’t make an attempt to get off the tracks,” Lantana Police Chief Sean Scheller told the Post.

Go to palmbeachpost.com for developments.

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