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Man killed by Amtrak train in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police said a man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said it happened around 4:19 p.m. near East Market and Dudley streets. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Greensboro police said emergency crews left the scene around 8 p.m.

Police said an Amtrak train headed eastbound struck the man, and minutes later a second train hit the man’s body.

Authorities said the second train was headed west from Raleigh to Charlotte and carrying 72 passengers.

Norfolk Southern delayed train traffic for about three hours as police collected evidence.

Police said they are waiting for railroad video from Amtrak to get a closer look at what happened.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.


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