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Pedestrian struck and killed by train near Delaware Park Racetrack

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Stanton, Delaware, delaying service between Wilmington and Baltimore.

It happened before 10:30 a.m. on some train tracks near the Fair Play Station at Delaware Park Racetrack and Slots off Old Stanton Christiana Road.

An Amtrak spokesperson tells Action News that train number 86 with 341 passengers on board struck a pedestrian near Churchman's Crossing.

Service between Wilmington and Baltimore was temporarily shut down.

No one on board was injured.

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