HALETHORPE, Md. — Transit officials say one person is dead after a MARC train struck a person on the tracks near the Halethorpe MARC station.

Officials say the collision happened on Saturday shortly before noon. Officials say about 300 passengers on the MARC train had to be moved to an Amtrak train to finish their journeys.

Authorities did not identify the victim or say whether the person had intentionally placed themselves on the tracks or not.

Baltimore County Police are leading the investigation into the cause of the incident.

 

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