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Woman Killed by Amtrak Train Near Claymont

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CLAYMONT, Del. (AP)- Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by an Amtrak passenger train near the Claymont station.

Police say the pedestrian was hit on the tracks by a northbound commuter train at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not yet identified the woman.

They say the conductor stopped the train immediately after the collision.

Amtrak spokeswoman Christine Leeds tells The News Journal that that the train, number 166, originated in Washington and was headed to New York with 419 passengers.
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