Pedestrian struck and killed by Virgin train is identified

A man who was struck and killed by a Virgin Trains USA passenger train on the Florida East Coast railroad tracks in Pompano Beach has been identified by the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

Donald Krinkie, 74, of Fort Lauderdale, was crossing the FEC tracks near West McNab Road and South Dixie Highway about 12:30 p.m. Friday, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Joy Oglesby.

“The southbound train came to a stop following the collision,” she said, in a statement. “Krinkie was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Detectives suspect he may have been carrying a bicycle across the tracks when the crash happened. The death investigation is continuing.

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