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Individual is hit and killed by Amtrak train after trespassing in Southeast Baltimore

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 17:52:29-04

BALTIMORE, Md. — A person is dead after being stuck by an Amtrak train on Thursday morning.

At a little after 10:40 a.m., the said person was trespassing on the tracks in Bay, Md. when he or she was struck by Amtrak Acela Express train 2160, which was traveling from Washington, D.C. to Boston.

There were no injuries to the 185 passengers that were on board at the time of the incident or the crew members, but, according to Blair Adams, Baltimore City Fire Department's Public Information Officer, the person that was struck was pronounced dead on the scene. As a result of this incident, Amtrak Northeast Regional train 174 is currently stopped.

The Amtrak Police Department is now cooperating with the Baltimore City Police Department to investigate this incident, so this article will be updated when more information becomes available.