Man, 79, killed by train in Winter Park

Fatal crash investigated at Pennsylvania and Holt avenues

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.

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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.

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