Person Hit, Killed By Amtrak Train Headed To Springfield

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Amtrak officials say a person has died after being struck by a train in Connecticut, and that service between New Haven and western Massachusetts has been temporarily suspended.

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The person’s identity was not immediately released Wednesday. The death remained under investigation.

Authorities say the person was struck and killed at around 11 a.m. on tracks south of Meriden.

The train was traveling between New Haven and Springfield, Mass., and none of the 46 passengers and crew members was injured.

Amtrak officials did not immediately know when service would be restored, and was providing bus service for some passengers.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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