Person struck, killed by train in Henrico

Pedestrian struck, killed by Amtrak train

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Friday in Glen Allen.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. near Old Washington Highway between Mountain Road and the I-295 overpass.

Henrico police have not identified the pedestrian, but said they were walking on the tracks and died at the scene.

Passengers on the train were given the option to de-board at the site of the crash while the train was unable to continue to the Staples Mills station just a few minutes away. Service returned to normal on the tracks several hours later.

The incident is under investigation.

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