Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train

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BENSON – A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train. The accident was reported just before 4:00pm Monday in Downtown Benson.

Benson Police discovered that a female — appearing to be in her 60s or older — had been killed. According to reports, the woman walked into the path of the train at the crossing on Main Street.  

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The identity of the woman is currently unknown. The Johnston County Medical Examiner’s office will aid the Benson Police Department in determining the identity of the woman. 

No additional injuries were reported. 

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Benson Police, Benson Fire, and Johnston County EMS responded to the scene.

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