CHARLOTTE (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — One person is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train in northeast Charlotte on Friday, according to Medic and CMPD.
The accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, near the corner of Cobblestone Glen Drive and Old Concord Road.
Officials report that a man was found unresponsive on the tracks and pronounced deceased at the scene minutes later.
Authorities claim that the man was struck by a train while he was standing on Norfolk Southern’s tracks, away from any rail crossing.
Detectives say they are still trying to identify the man killed. No one on the train was hurt.
Old Concord was closed where the incident occurred Friday evening, CMPD said. Traffic was being diverted at Torrence Grove Church Road. Officers were asking drivers to avoid the area.