Delaware State Police Badge

Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating a Pedestrian Struck by a Train

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Newark, DE – Troopers are currently on the scene of crash involving a pedestrian who was killed after being struck by an Amtrak train north of Harmony Road.

Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 3:43 p.m. this afternoon when a northbound Amtrak commuter train struck a pedestrian that was on the tracks. The subject, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The conductor was able to bring the train to a stop after the collision.

The investigation into this incident is in the early stages and more information will be released when it becomes available.

Released: 112316 1631


View All News Posts