Pedestrian struck by Amtrak train while walking on tracks

Posted at 8:58 AM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 08:58:52-04

Amtrak officials are investigating an incident in which a train struck someone trespassing on tracks, causing lines from Baltimore to Washington D.C. to stop.

The Maryland MTA said they suspended their MARC Penn Line because an Amtrak train struck a person walking on the tracks. MTA will hold all trains between Baltimore and D.C.

We will update this story with more information as we get it.