Man in Fredericksburg killed by Amtrak train headed to Newport News

Posted at 6:08 PM, Oct 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-17 18:20:11-04

An Amtrak train heading to Newport News has been stopped in Fredericksburg after the train hit and killed someone walking by.

The train that hit the man is Amtrak number 95- of the regional rail line which was headed from Boston to Newport News.

We’re told investigators remain on the scene and confirm a pedestrian versus train fatality. 

According to WTVR, the passengers on the train are supposed to be transferred to another train heading up from Richmond.