Man struck, killed by train near Mebane
ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. — The body of a man was found after he was struck and killed by an Amtrak train about a mile east of Mebane on Sunday morning.
Officials said it happened as the unidentified man was walking on the tracks in the 200 block of Buckhorn Road in Orange County around 9:30 a.m.
Burlington Times-News reported that the Carolinian train was headed from Charlotte to New York with 118 passengers on board.
The identity of the victim was not released, but the body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office in Raleigh.
No other injuries were reported. It was reported that the train was delayed about three hours, but was back online about 12:25 p.m. Sunday.
Source: Burlington Times-News