Published: Nov 12, 2012 5:19 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a Miami-Dade County transit employee died after being struck by a commuter train.
    
Police say the Metrorail worker was on the tracks at the Earlington Heights station Monday morning when he was hit. The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, died at the scene.
    
The station was closed while police investigated.
    
The exact cause of death is pending an autopsy report by the medical examiner.

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