Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Kissimmee; US-192 reopens

SunRail cancels trains due to fatal crash

A death investigation closes US-192 in Kissimmee. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A pedestrian was stuck and killed by a train early Monday in Kissimmee, prompting the closure of a major roadway and the cancellation of SunRail trains.

U.S. Highway 192 was closed from Orange Blossom Trail to Michigan Street because of a blocked cargo train.

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Kissimmee police said authorities were called at 2:07 a.m. for the crash, which happened near East Magnolia Avenue and Lindsay Way.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The tracks on which the incident occurred are also used for SunRail, which tweeted about cancelations.

“Trains P313 SB is canceled. P304 NB is canceled between Tupperware & DeBary due to police activity. A Bus Bridge will be implemented between Tupperware and Kissimmee. All other trains are on time,” SunRail said in the tweet.

U.S. 192 reopened around 8:30 a.m.

No other details have been released.

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