A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Gaithersburg, Md. A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon. The unidentified man died at the scene of the accident, and investigators say his identity will be revealed once his family is notified. Police say amtrak train videos kids victim was in the area of the tracks when he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train heading east.
According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, the Amtrak train was headed to the Rockville station to meet an awaiting EMS crew due to a medical emergency onboard the train. CSX tracks were closed in both directions. EMS crews had to cut a hole in a fence to remove the first person, who had a medical emergency onboard the train. Officials say the individual sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The accident occurred at South Summit Avenue and Wells Avenue. A pedestrian was trespassing on the tracks at the Gaithersburg Train Station on Tues. 30 on its way from Chicago to Washington D. There were no injuries to the 76 passengers or crew members on board.