Amtrak Delayed After Person Killed On Conn. Track

Amtrak officials say train service between Boston and New Haven has resumed following a delay caused by the death of a person struck on the tracks near Mystic.

A spokesman says a train traveling between Washington, D.C., and Boston struck the person, who was trespassing, at about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Rail traffic was limited to one of two tracks until about 1:30 p.m. as authorities investigated.

There are no reported injuries to the 108 passengers or crew members on board.

An Amtrak spokesman says he doesn't know why the person was on the tracks.

This program aired on March 2, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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