Pedestrian Hit By New York-Bound Amtrak Train In NC

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A pedestrian has died after being struck by an Amtrak train headed to Raleigh.

Officials say the train was headed from Charlotte to New York when it hit a pedestrian on the tracks in Mebane at around 9:20 a.m. Sunday.

The train had been due to stop in Raleigh about an hour later.

Officials say there were 118 passengers on the train, and no other injuries were reported. The train is on hold for an investigation.

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