Published On: Thu, Oct 31st, 2019

Bicyclist Near Boca Raton was Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train

On Wednesday, it was reported that a bicyclist was struck and killed by an Amtrak train.

The fatal crash took place around 12:49 p.m. at the SW 18th Street crossing.

The Amtrak train was headed northbound to New York at the time.

Investigators recently identified the bicyclist as 60-year-old Steven Weinstein. Weinstein was killed by the Amtrak train when he attempted to duck under the gate arm and ended up getting knocked unconscious and onto the tracks.

According to WPTV, Kimberly Woods the spokeswoman for Amtrak stated that Train 92 came in contact with a person who was on the track.

No customers or crew members were hurt and the train resumed service at 3:43 p.m.

Amtrak is still further investigating the situation with local law enforcement.

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