Two dead after being struck by train

Posted at 9:43 PM, Jul 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-18 22:58:14-04

Two people are dead after being struck by a train.

Just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Montgomery County Police say the two pedestrians were hit by a CSX train on the railroad tracks in the area of Waring Station Road and Peach Crest Drive in Germantown.

In a released statement, CSX said in part; "CSX personnel are cooperating with the Montgomery County Police Department, who are investigating the incident. CSX appreciates the swift response by local emergency personnel and extends its thoughts to those impacted by this tragic event."

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