Pedestrian struck and killed by Amtrak train in Delaware

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- Officials are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train in Newark, Delaware.

Police were notified around 9:35 a.m. Wednesday about a body spotted next to the tracks in the area of South Chapel Street and Farm Lane..

It appears that person may have been struck by a train.

Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

So far, there is no identification of the victim.

All Amtrak trains were stopped from moving through that area at 10:10 a.m. Trains started running on two tracks at restricted speed at 10:45 a.m.


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