Person struck, killed by train in Westbrook

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WESTBROOK — A state Transportation Department spokesman said somebody was struck and killed on the tracks near the Westbrook station at about 7:30 a.m. Friday.

The person was struck by an Acela Express high-speed train traveling from Boston to Washington D.C.

Amtrak announced via Twitter that service between New Haven and Providence, Rhode Island, has been stopped “due to a trespasser incident.”

No injuries were reported to the crew or the 96 passengers aboard the train.

Amtrak police are investigating. Amtrak is warning of service disruptions.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.

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