UPDATE: Brevard Sheriff’s Office Identifies Pedestrian Struck By Train Monday Night

By  //  October 18, 2016

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36-year-old Raymond East

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The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a pedestrian was reported being struck by a train in Port St. John, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT ST. JOHN, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a pedestrian was reported being struck by a train in Port St. John, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Monday, the Sheriff’s Office was called to the area of U.S. 1 and Fay Boulevard in Port St. John.

According to authorities, a Florida East Coast Railroad worker reported a man was laying on the tracks near the intersection as the two mile long train came through. The train conductor located a body near Elkham Boulevard.

The victim was identified as 36-year-old Raymond East of Port St. John.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may have witnessed Raymond’s recent activities is asked to please call Homicide Agent Troy Deavers via the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at 321-633-7162, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

You can also visit crimeline.org, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.

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BREVARD COUNTY • PORT ST. JOHN, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to a call of an incident that involved a train and pedestrian Monday night in Port St. John near Fay Blvd. and Curtis Blvd.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m.

The identity of the victim has yet to be released.

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ABOVE MAP: Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to a call of an incident that involved a train and pedestrian Monday night in Port St. John near Fay Blvd. and Curtis Blvd.


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