HALETHORPE, Md. (WJZ) — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County fire officials, causing delays to the Camden line of the MARC train.
Around 3:49 a.m. Thursday, a CSX train fatally struck an unauthorized person on the railroad tracks near Hammonds Ferry Road and Clyde Ave in Halethorpe, CSX said in a statement.
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#MARC Camden line showing slight delays after a person was hit near the St.Denis Station in Relay, #Halethorpe, #BaltimoreCounty. People in area say a freight train was stopped for a long time in area this AM. pic.twitter.com/g9s4mnMrw6
— Mike Schuh WJZ (@MikeWJZ) October 3, 2019
The incident happened near the St. Denis Station.
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MARC Camden Line 841 Delay — Train 841 (0500 dpt Camden) has passed the area of police activity and is currently operating with a 15-20 minute delay. https://t.co/vfDNlXGeu7
— MTA Maryland (@mtamaryland) October 3, 2019
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“CSX appreciates the swift response by Baltimore County police, who are investigating the incident. At CSX safety is our highest priority in the communities where we operate and we remind the public that any activity on or near a rail line is dangerous,” the company said in a statement.