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Man Hit By Train In El Portal UPDATED

A Florida East Coast train struck a man this morning near NE 4th Court and 82nd Street in El Portal. Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said she had no more information on the accident: "It's man versus train, that's all I have right now."

We will update as soon as we have more information on the accident or its victim.

UPDATE: The unknown victim was taken to the hospital with "life threatening injuries" after failing to move out of the way of the train, says an FEC spokesman.

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"The individual was walking along the tracks. Our engineer blew the horn and the individual didn't move," FEC spokesman Bob Ledoux told New Times.

Here is a photo of the intersection where the accident is believed to have happened.

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