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Police: Train strikes man who tried to drive around crossing gates in Boynton Beach

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BOYNTON BEACH, Florida — A man is dead after a train struck his sports utility vehicle in Boynton Beach.

Police say the man attempted to drive his vehicle around the railroad crossing gates just before 9 a.m. Friday. He was ejected from the vehicle and declared dead at the scene.

No one on the train was injured.

Authorities have not released the man's name.

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