An Amtrak train had to make an unexpected and sudden stop on Sunday night. The train, which departed for Raleigh at 5:15 from near Charlotte, struck a man trespassing on the tracks.
The accident occurred just outside of Kannapolis in Concord, NC, according to Amtrak reports. Amtrak also stated that no passengers were harmed and the train was not damaged. Authorities are investigating the incident and attempting to find information as to what the man was doing on the tracks.
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