MIAMI — A 50-year-old man died after a train wreck while driving a tractor-trailer in the Florida Everglades, authorities said.
The crash occurred Monday evening near Palm Beach County.
The train was headed north on I-75 near Palm City when it collided with a semi-tractor trailer, Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Joe Williams said.
He said the train’s operator was pronounced dead at the scene.
Williams said the tractor trailer was loaded with weed.
He didn’t say how much the truck weighed.
The tractor trailer driver and another passenger were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The train driver suffered non-critical injuries.