SEVILLE, Fla. - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a train in central Florida.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Marino Avillaneda disregarded the lowered railroad crossing gate and was struck by a train as he crossed the tracks Sunday night in Seville.
Avillaneda was pronounced dead at the scene.
The CSX train was being driven by 49-year-old Freddie Bowen.
No one else was injured.
Troopers are continuing their investigation.
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