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Georgia Tech football recruit struck, killed by freight train in Florida hometown

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(DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.) — A high school football player bound for Georgia Tech has been struck and killed by a freight train in his Florida hometown.

Bryce Gowdy, a 17-year-old standout from Deerfield Beach High School, was hit by the freight train in Deerfield Beach and taken to Broward Health North where he died, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident was reported at about 4 a.m. Monday.