HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman who was walking on a railroad trestle was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday afternoon.
It happened shortly before 1 p.m. over Dimmocks Mill Road.
Deputies responded after Orange Communications received a call from Norfolk Southern Railway. The train, the Amtrak Piedmont 72, was eastbound toward Raleigh at the time of the collision. It left Charlotte at 10:25 a.m.
The victim was a woman in her 30s, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Her name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
No other details were immediately released.