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UPDATE: Man Drove Through Train Gate, Killed

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Police Identify Man Smashed By Tri-Rail Train In Boca Raton.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The man killed by a Tri-Rail train in Boca Raton on Thursday apparently drove through the crossing gate as it lowered.

From Boca Raton PD:

“On Wednesday, December 23, 2021, at approximately 4:20 pm, the operator of a 2009 Honda Pilot was traveling west on SW 18th Street. For unknown reasons the driver continued through the lowered railroad crossing gates and was struck by a northbound Tri-Rail Trail.

The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Keith Graham at 561-620-6169.
The Deceased is identified as Jeanneau Datilus, 41, of Coral Springs.”

 

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