Person Hit By Acela in Westbrook Is Dead

A person who was hit by an Acela on the tracks in Westbrook Friday morning has died, according to state police.

Officials from Amtrak said the Acela Express 2153 train traveling from Boston to Washington, D.C. hit a person who was trespassing on the tracks around 7:45 a.m. 

Ninety-six passengers are onboard and no passengers or crew have been injured. 

The train "will be terminated" at Penn Station in New York, according to the Amtrak Northeast Twitter account, and passengers will be transferred to Acela 2155.

Amtrak service between New Haven and Providence was stopped, which affected Train 2190, 190, 2150,170, 95 and, 2155, but it appears trains are moving again. 

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