Amtrak Train Fatally Strikes Person Near Md. Station

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Credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — An Amtrak train struck and killed a person near the New Carrollton station in Maryland on Sunday morning, authorities said.

The person was hit just south of the station at about 8:20 a.m. by a Northeast Regional train traveling from Union Station to New York, an Amtrak spokesperson said.

There were no injuries to the 209 passengers on the train, authorities said.

The accident is delaying trains in the area up to 30 minutes.

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