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Pedestrian killed by train in Dade City


Train hits, kills man, 58, on the tracks

A man was killed Tuesday morning by a train near the intersection of U.S. 98 and River Road, authorities said.

Kerry Drake, 58, of Dade City stepped in front of the 90-car, southbound CSX train at 10:47 a.m. Investigators are ruling his death a suicide, Dade City police Chief Ray Velboom said.

Railroad crossings at River Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard were closed during the investigation.

Times staff

Pedestrian killed by train in Dade City 09/03/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 5:56pm]
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