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Just In: Troopers Update Pedestrian Struck By Train In Newark

Newark – Troopers are currently on the scene of a crash involving a subject who was struck by an Amtrak train in the area of Red Mill Road.

Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 12:01 p.m. this afternoon when a southbound Amtrak train struck a subject that was on the tracks. The subject has not been identified. The operator was able to bring the train to a stop after the collision.

It’s believed that passengers on the train were transferred to a second train but that has not been confirmed.

The investigation into this incident is in the early stages and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Breaking Report

Newark – Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder Company along with the New Castle County Police have responded to the train tracks near the Redmill Road overpass for reports of a pedestrian struck by a train.

The status of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.

Developing

 

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