Train hits man in Durham and body in Greensboro - WRBL

Train hits man in Durham and body in Greensboro

Posted: Updated:
Justin Quesinberry, WNCN Justin Quesinberry, WNCN
GREENSBORO, N.C. -

Officials say an Amtrak train en route from Raleigh to Charlotte was delayed twice after hitting pedestrians on the tracks in both Durham and Greensboro.

Officials say a man was struck around 12:30 p.m. Sunday on a railroad bridge in Durham by the Piedmont 75 train heading to Charlotte.

No one on the train was hurt.

The man's name has not been released.

Police say the same train later hit a body in Greensboro.

Greensboro police said a man was hit by an east-bound train around 4:15 p.m. Sunday on a track near Interstate 40. The body was hit moments later by the west-bound Piedmont 75 train from Durham to Charlotte.

His name has not been released while relatives are notified.

Police and Norfolk Southern Railroad are investigating the deaths.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Owners of Greenville's former gay club continue efforts to re-open

    Owners of Greenville's former gay club continue efforts to re-open

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:34:07 GMT
    Thursday night, the owners of what used to be Greenville's only gay dance club will make their case to re-open the business and get permission to use a downtown building to do so.
    Business owners are frustrated after the Greenville Board of Adjustment postpones a meeting yet again.
  • Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    A woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father is set to have a bond hearing in federal court in Atlanta.
    A federal judge in Atlanta has denied bond for a woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • New Bern's new signs

    New Bern's new signs

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:43:39 GMT
    The City Of New Bern approves a $140,000 dollar contract for new downtown signs. 
    The City Of New Bern approves a $140,000 dollar contract for new downtown signs. 
  • NewsMore>>

  • Owners of Greenville's former gay club continue efforts to re-open

    Owners of Greenville's former gay club continue efforts to re-open

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:34:07 GMT
    Thursday night, the owners of what used to be Greenville's only gay dance club will make their case to re-open the business and get permission to use a downtown building to do so.
    Business owners are frustrated after the Greenville Board of Adjustment postpones a meeting yet again.
  • Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    A woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father is set to have a bond hearing in federal court in Atlanta.
    A federal judge in Atlanta has denied bond for a woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • McCrory attends Asheville festival amid protests

    McCrory attends Asheville festival amid protests

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has appeared at an Asheville music festival despite initial indications that he would skip the event.
    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has appeared at an Asheville music festival despite initial indications that he would skip the event.
  • StateMore>>

  • Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

    Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:33:21 GMT
    Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
    Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
  • Raleigh couple thanks March of Dimes for son's survival

    Raleigh couple thanks March of Dimes for son's survival

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:31:17 GMT
    Caron and Nicholas Hodges were not expecting their son Carter to be born when Caron was just 30 weeks pregnant.
    Caron and Nicholas Hodges were not expecting their son Carter to be born when Caron was just 30 weeks pregnant.
  • Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    Bond denied for woman charged in NC kidnapping

    A woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father is set to have a bond hearing in federal court in Atlanta.
    A federal judge in Atlanta has denied bond for a woman facing charges in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • Events Calendar

Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.