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Ocala, FL – Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Train Collision

Ocala, FL (April 30, 2020) – Ocala Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a collision involving a train and a pedestrian in Ocala that left the pedestrian severely injured.

The accident took place around 4:43 p.m. Monday, April 27 at an unidentified location, according to Marion County authorities. An unidentified pedestrian was hit by the train and pinned underneath it. The reason for the collision remains unknown and under investigation. 

It was confirmed by police present at the scene of the accident that the pedestrian was extricated from beneath the train at around 5:00 p.m. and transported to a nearby medical center on trauma alert. 

None of the train’s passengers were injured in the accident. 

An investigation into the accident and its circumstances will continue. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family during this difficult time. 

Train Accidents in Florida

Ocala FL - Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Train CollisionA study found that Florida is sixth among the US states with the highest number of railroad crossing accidents. There were 462 total railroad-related accidents in Florida reported between 2014 and 2018.

Of those 462 accidents, almost 16% resulted in death and at least a quarter of them resulted in an injury of some sort. This puts Florida at number 11 on the list of states that have train accidents that cause death to occur. 

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