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A Brightline train hit and killed a woman who was on the tracks in Boynton Beach on Friday night, police said.
The train was running smoothly when it made an abrupt stop, a passenger said. No one on the train was injured.
A Brightline employee informed the passengers that there had been a “trespasser incident” during their two-hour wait on the tracks.
Passengers were transferred to buses and taken to West Palm Beach. From there they were bused back to Fort Lauderdale.
After the woman was hit police were called to 600 North Florida East Coast Railway at 6:25 p.m., said Jaclyn Smith, a spokeswoman for Boynton Beach police.
“It is unclear at this time what she was doing on the tracks,” Smith said.
A death investigation is underway.