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Person fatally struck by train when trespassing on tracks in Bowie, Maryland

Modified Date: 
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:06pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

MARC’s Penn Line suspended after person is fatally struck

Service on MARC’s Penn Line was suspended ahead of the Wednesday rush after a person was fatally struck between the Seabrook and New Carrollton stations, authorities said.

The Penn Line service had resumed, including all northbound trains, by 5:45 p.m., but riders said they expected major delays in both directions, according to tweets.

In a statement, an Amtrak spokeswoman said Train No. 91, the Silver Star, struck a person trespassing on the tracks in Bowie, Md., about 2:30 p.m. There were no reported injuries to passengers or crew, according to the spokeswoman.

Bowie, MD

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