Man fatally hit by train in Osceola County

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - A man was hit by an Amtrak train in Osceola County near Intercession City, Eyewitness News learned Tuesday.

Officials said the man died after being hit on the tracks near Tallahassee Boulevard and Old Tampa Highway.

It is unclear why the man, who officials said could have been a transient, was on the tracks when he was hit around 7:30 p.m.

CSX is investigating and said it looks like an accident.

CSX said it has no reason to believe the collision is suspicious.

The Amtrak train was carrying more than 100 passengers and is back underway.