Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Newark, DE – Troopers are currently on the scene of a crash involving a subject who was struck by an Amtrak train in the area of Red Mill Road.
Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 12:01 p.m. this afternoon when a southbound Amtrak train struck a subject that was on the tracks. The subject has not been identified. The operator 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 as it becomes available.
Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz
Released: 080418 1301