BSO HOMICIDE DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING VIRGIN-BRIGHTLINE TRAIN DEATH IN POMPANO

Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach,Fl-From BSO -Joy Oglesby/PIO

PIO Number: 19-4-15

BSO Case Number: 11-1904-003808

Date: April 12, 2019

Time: 12:08 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence: West McNab Road and South Dixie Highway, Pompano

Pedestrian(s): Donald Krinkie, 74, male, 7/3/44, 2311 N.W. 53rd St., Fort Lauderdale

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating the death of a Fort Lauderdale man who was struck by a train on April 12.
Around 12 p.m., Donald Krinkie was crossing the Florida East Coast Railway tracks near West McNab Road and South Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach when Virgin Trains USA hit him. The southbound train came to a stop following the collision. Krinkie was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives suspect he may have been carrying a bicycle across the tracks when the crash happened. Their death investigation continues.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective Walter Foster at 954-321-4219 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

INVESTIGATOR:
Homicide Det. Foster, CID
Pompano Beach, Oakland Park

THIS REPORT BY:
Joy Oglesby/PIO
4/17/19         1045

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