Police: Person hit by Amtrak Acela train in Del.

January 6, 2013 5:17:06 AM PST
Delaware State Police say a person has been struck by an Amtrak Acela train near Newport.

The train was traveling south from Wilmington toward Washington on Saturday about 1:45 p.m. when it abruptly stopped. A body was found near Banning Park. Police say the incident remains under investigation.

Reports say passengers were told that the stop was caused by a "trespasser strike." Another train was sent about an hour and a half later to carry passengers on to Washington.


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