A person was struck and killed Thursday morning by a Brightline train in St. Lucie County, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.
The crash occurred in the Indian River Estates area near Midway Road and U.S. Highway 1 just before 9 a.m.
Detectives said a northbound Brightline train struck and killed a person who was trespassing on the railroad tracks, just north of Midway Road.
A body could be seen on the railroad tracks. The person’s identity wasn’t immediately known.
The crash comes less than a week after Brightline began its service between South Florida and Orlando.
No other information was immediately available.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated.