Person Killed After Vehicle Collided with Virgin Train
Police blocked off the tracks where a vehicle collided with a Virgin train, Friday night, September 6, 2019 (Photo by Pedro Penalver, Florida Daily Post)

Friday night, September 6, crossings in the area from Avon Road all the way to the Bightline Downtown WPB station were closed as police investigated a fatal accident involving a northbound Virgin train.

According to police, Paul Smith, 47, was killed after his Corvette collided at train crossing with a Virgin Train (formerly Brightline) traveling North along West Palm Beach Florida East Coast Railway tracks. Gate arms were down and Smith attempted to go around them, police said.

Video: tracks closed in West Palm Beach after Virgin Train fatal incident