Man hit, killed by Amtrak train in Mebane
Posted May 6, 2015
Mebane, N.C. — A Raleigh-bound Amtrak train hit and killed a man Wednesday afternoon in Mebane, officials said.
The incident happened at about 2:15 p.m. near South First Street and U.S. Highway 70.
Charlie Andrew Johnston, 50, of Mebane, was attempting to cross the railroad tracks when he was hit, authorities said.
A total of 58 passengers were on board the Piedmont, officials said. No other injuries were reported.
No further information was immediately available.