Greenacres man killed after train struck his truck on U.S. 441, Canal Point

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Danilo Vargas Death – Obituary : 37-year-old Danilo Vargas, of Greenacres has died after train struck a truck in Canal Point.

The crash occurred around 2:16 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021 U.S. 441 along Lake Okeechobee when Vargas was driving the truck north on U.S. 441 when he turned onto the Morning Star Drive to cross the railroad tracks, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

He was then struck by a southbound Georgia Pacific train. He was thrown out of the truck and died on the spot.

The operator of the train did not suffer any injuries.