Jacksonville, FL - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol are investigating after a man from Ocala was hit and killed by a CSX train late Wednesday night in Clay County.
Just arrived on-scene. Multiple troopers here investigating and the train is stopped on the tracks. @FHPJacksonville has only released that this is a train vs. pedestrian crash and the pedestrian was killed. Doctors Lake & Birchwood in #OrangePark. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/vE2BvFN0pH— Russell Colburn (@RussellANjax) December 6, 2018
The crash report says the train was heading southbound while 27-year-old Shawn Cutrer was on the tracks at the Birtchwood Drive crossing near Doctor’s Lake Drive.
Clay County Fatal: Doctors Lake Drive and Birchwood Drive. CSX Train vs. Pedestrian. Pedestrian deceased on scene. Crossing is closed. Seek alternative route. pic.twitter.com/SRmFDM3shH— FHPJacksonville (@FHPJacksonville) December 6, 2018
Cutrer was pronounced dead on the scene. Troopers say it’s unclear if alcohol played a role.
A spokesperson for CSX tells WOKV everybody on board the train is okay and there was no damage.
#HappeningNow FHP told me they’re investigating a train crash that killed a man walking along the train tracks in Clay County. We’re live in 10 minutes with the report on @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/C9rqwr449w— Elizabeth Pace (@PaceAnJax) December 6, 2018