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Pedestrian struck, killed by MARC train, investigation underway

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Posted at 9:54 PM, Feb 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 08:09:07-05

BOWIE, Md. (WMAR) — An investigation is underway after a MARC train struck and killed a pedestrian on Sunday night.

Prince George's County Police say the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 9100 block of Flemming Road, just north of Bowie Station.

MTA officials said Penn Line Train 694 was involved, which departed Washington D.C.s Union Station at around 7:30 p.m.

Investigators are trying to identify the deceased pedestrian and find out what led up to the incident

Officials say a train coming from Baltimore picked up and transferred impacted passengers.