Employee struck, killed by commuter train


Published: Monday, November 12, 2012 at 4:55 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, November 12, 2012 at 4:55 p.m.

MIAMI — Authorities say a Miami-Dade County transit employee died after being struck by a commuter train.

Police say the Metrorail worker was on the tracks at the Earlington Heights station Monday morning when he was hit. The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, died at the scene.

The station was closed while police investigated.

The exact cause of death is pending an autopsy report by the medical examiner.

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