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Pedestrian Killed By Train In Wallingford

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Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A pedestrian has been killed by a train in Wallingford on the Meriden town line.

Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole said the New Haven-Springfield, Mass., train hit the unidentified pedestrian Monday morning. He said service resumed at 1 p.m. after a delay of about two hours.

Cole said the 36 passengers and several crew members were not injured.

The pedestrian, who was considered a trespasser by Amtrak, was not identified. Other details were not available.

Wallingford police did not immediately return a call seeking information.

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