Officials in Florida say a man who was hit and injured by a new high-speed train purposely laid down on the tracks just before being struck.
A Brightline statement said that witnesses saw the man lie down on the tracks as the train approached Thursday night near Fort Lauderdale.
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It was the fourth time the train has struck someone since beginning operations between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach last month.
On Jan. 17, the train fatally struck a man who police said tried to beat the train while riding a bicycle. A week earlier, it killed a woman who ducked under the gate. Another pedestrian survived being hit by the train in January.
Brightline has put out multiple statements urging people not to race the train.
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