Amtrak train strikes, kills person in Croydon

CROYDON, Pa. - December 30, 2009

The accident happened near the Croydon train station shortly before 12:30 Wednesday morning.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The train, Amtrak train 639 serving New York and Philadelphia, had 40 passengers on board at the time. No one on the train was injured.

Service was temporarily suspended during the investigation.

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