OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A Sunrail train crash involving a vehicle in Kissimmee left one person dead and sparked delays for the rail service, according to the Kissimmee Police Department.
The crash happened off East Vine Street, and Michigan Avenue was closed on the westbound side from U.S. Highway 192 to the railroad tracks, police said. The roadway has since been reopened, officials said on Wednesday.
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According to officers, one person succumbed to their injuries at the scene.
Two SunRail trains were delayed in Osceola County due to the police activity near the tracks, according to a tweet issued Tuesday night.
According to train officials, a bus bridge is being implemented between the Kissimmee and Tupperware stations.
As of around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, SunRail officials said they expected the P336 NB and P335 SB trains to be delayed for three hours.
Train P336 NB is delayed 180 mins for police assistance near the tracks. Bus bridge has been implemented between Poinciana and Tupperware stations. We will continue to provide updates.— SunRail (@RideSunRail) August 17, 2022
The crash remains an active investigation at this time.
No other information is available at this time. Check back here for updates.
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