Pedestrian Struck By NC Train

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by an Amtrak passenger train in North Carolina.

Orange County Emergency Services dispatchers told multiple media outlets that no one on the train was injured when the pedestrian was struck at 12:45 a.m. Saturday. The person was hit on tracks that run under Interstate 85 south of Hillsborough about 40 miles northwest of Raleigh.

Officials have not released the name of the person who was killed. The Orange County Sheriff's Department is investigating.


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  • by Cat Location: GC on Jul 11, 2010 at 08:39 PM
    MrT... I know, right?
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:44 PM
    Well I wouldn't expect anyone on the train to be injured. They probably didn't even feel a bump.But why was he on the tracks anyway. Was he homeless and under the bridge. What happened to the rest of the story?
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