Amtrak train hits pedestrian in western Kentucky


ARLINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Amtrak says a train traveling from New Orleans to Chicago has hit a pedestrian who was on the tracks in western Kentucky.

A statement says the collision occurred at about 2 a.m. Friday in Carlisle County while the train had 158 passengers. The company said no passengers or crew members were injured.

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Carlisle County Emergency Management Director Josh Glover told West Kentucky Star ( that the coroner has been called to the scene.

No further information was immediately available.


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