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Raleigh-bound Amtrak train hits, kills pedestrian

Posted January 27, 2013 9:11 p.m. EST
Updated January 27, 2013 9:13 p.m. EST

— An Amtrak train traveling from Charlotte to Raleigh was delayed for nearly three hours Sunday evening after it hit a man 6 miles south of Kannapolis.

Charlotte media outlets reported that Amtrak train 76 departed from Charlotte at 5:15 p.m. and was due in Kannapolis at 5:40 p.m. when it struck the man at a crossing near Magnolia Crossing Circle and Sweet Bay Lane in Concord.

Further details weren't immediately available Sunday night.