Man Dies When Car Struck by Train
He was trying to free the car from the tracks when the train hit the vehicle, which then hit him, Hillsborough deputies said.
DOVER – A man died Sunday (March 10) when a train hit his car while he was trying to get it off the tracks, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
The name of the man was not immediately available. He died at the scene.
The crash happened about 11 p.m. on the CSX railroad tracks at Dr. MLK Boulevard and Sydney Dover Road in Dover.
Deputies said the driver had gotten out of his car, which had gotten stuck on the tracks, to try to free the vehicle. An oncoming train struck the car, which then struck him.
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