Amtrak train strikes 2 in Osceola County

- Authorities in Osceola County searched for two pedestrians late Wednesday, believed to have been struck by an Amtrak train.  

In a statement sent to FOX 35, a spokesperson for Amtrak says that Train 97 came into contact with two "trespassers" around 6:30 p.m. in Intercession City. The train was on a trestle and over water at the time of the incident. 

"Eighty-eight passengers were on the train," said Kimberly Woods.  "There are no reported injuries to passengers or crew members."

Service was temporarily suspended as local authorities investigated.  The identities and conditions of those struck by the train were not immediately known.
 
Amtrak Train 97 is the Silver Meteor and it travels daily between New York City and Miami.
 
 

 

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