WINTER PARK, Fla. – A man was struck and killed by a freight train Wednesday night in Winter Park, police said.
The fatal crash happened around 9:50 p.m. at Pennsylvania and Holt avenues.
Winter Park police said it appears the man, 79-year-old Patrick William Doyle, was trying to cross the tracks when he was struck.
Police closed the intersection for hours while officers investigated the Doyle’s death, causing a SunRail train to be delayed for hours and detours for drivers.
The intersection reopened early Thursday.
No other details have been released.