Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train

July 12, 2010 11:46:13 AM PDT
Amtrak says a trespasser was killed this afternoon, after being hit by one of its trains. The accident happened just outside of Hillsborough, at 12:49 p.m. Saturday.

There is no word on the identity of the victim, or why the person was on the tracks.

The train was Amtrak train #75, headed towards Raleigh. No crew members or passengers on the train were injured.

The train was delayed for one hour and 16 minutes, but was allowed to continue on its way.

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