Brightline train hits pedestrian in Oakland Park

A southbound Brightline train struck a pedestrian on a trestle in Oakland Park Tuesday afternoon.

The crash near Cypress Creek Road and Dixie Highway halted southbound Brightline 602 around 2:45 p.m. several miles north of the Fort Lauderdale station. The condition of the pedestrian is unknown.

This could be the eighth fatal collision involving a Brightline train since test runs began in 2017.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more is learned.