Local leader calls for Brightline service to stop after a second death

WPTV Published January 27, 2018 0 Plays

Rumble The Bicyclist struck and killed by a Brightline train Wednesday has been identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey D. King of Boynton Beach, according to the Boynton Beach Police Department. ,US Senator Bill Nelson in a letter, asked Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to improve rail crossing safety. Florida was in the top 10 nationwide in train involved deaths in 2016.  Boynton Beach Commissioner Joe Casello wants Brightline to halt its service altogether until safety is improved.