Delaware State Police

Troopers Conducting Death Investigation – Lincoln

Ped vs Train

Lincoln – Troopers are investigating  the death of a pedestrian who struck by a train south of Lincoln.

Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 9:25 p.m. Thursday September 7, 2017 when a southbound Delmarva Central Railroad train struck a pedestrian that was on the tracks. The subject, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The conductor was able to bring the train to a stop after the collision.

The investigation into this incident is in the early stages and more information will be released when it becomes available.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Released: 090817 0920

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