Amtrak delays ease following fatal accident
Delays have eased along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor following a Tuesday morning accident in which a train struck someone 11 miles north of the Baltimore station, Amtrak officials said.
The accident happened at 9:02 a.m., and according to Channel 7, the train struck a 14-year-old girl in Middle River as she was walking to school.
As a result of the investigation into the accident by Amtrak police and local authorities, rail traffic in both directions was suspended until about 10:45 a.m., when one track was reopened to service.
As of 12:04 p.m. all four tracks had been reopened for normal operation.
Amtrak estimated that there would be delays throughout the afternoon.
By about 1 p.m., Amtrak said the delays were under two hours.
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