Amtrak Travel Delayed After Massachusetts Train Fatality

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013  |  Updated 3:44 PM EDT
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Amtrak Travel Delayed After Massachusetts Train Fatality

A person has died after being hit by an Acela train in Attleboro, Massachusetts and Amtrak has temporarily suspend travel in the surrounding areas, including trains into Connecticut.

Two tracks into Connecticut were closed for 90 minutes. One has reopened, but there are residual delays.

According to the Boston Globe, the train crash happened near Newport Avenue and the South Attleboro train station and the train was traveling from  Washington, DC. Around 200 people were onboard.

No trains have been canceled.
 

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