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Amtrak train hits, kills pedestrian in Mebane

An Amtrak official said the person was standing on the tracks.
November 17, 2013 3:50:20 PM PST
An Amtrak train traveling through Mebane near Buckhorn Road struck and killed someone walking on the tracks Sunday, according to crews on the scene.

The Carolinian train was headed from Charlotte to New York when it hit the pedestrian around 9:20 a.m., according to an Amtrak official.

Officials said 118 passengers were on board. No other injuries were reported.

The train is on hold for an investigation.

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