Person Killed by Acela Train in Delaware County

A Washington D.C.-bound Amtrak Acela train struck and killed a person on train tracks in Delaware County, Pa. Thursday morning.

Amtrak Acela 2151, which originated in Boston and was heading to the nation's capital, hit the person around 11:30 a.m. in Marcus Hook, Pa., just north of the Delaware state line, officials said.

Officials say the person, who has not been identified, was killed by the impact.

The train was stopped as emergency crews responded and investigated, but adjacent rail lines remained open.

Passengers on-board the train are being transferred another train to continue on their journey, Amtrak officials said. No one on the train was hurt.

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