One man is dead after being struck by a train in Newark, Delaware.
The accident happened on the tracks behind the 200 block of Interchange Boulevard just off Elkton Road on Saturday, around 5:54 p.m.
Timothy Vettori, 37, of Newark was standing on the tracks with a bicycle when an Amtrak train travelling southbound came towards him.
Police say the train initiated emergency braking procedures but was unable to stop before striking Vettori.
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Police are unsure why Vettori was on the tracks at the time. No foul play is suspected however.