Person struck and killed by an Amtrak train that was headed towards Harrisburg

CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. — A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train that was headed towards Harrisburg Wednesday afternoon.

Amtrak spokesperson says Keystone service train 647 struck the unidentified individual just outside of the Parkesburg Station in Chester County at 4:33 p.m.  The train does not stop in Parkesburg and was traveling around 60 miles per hour.

According to authorities there were no injuries to the 150 passengers and crew.  The train left New York at 2:11 p.m. and was supposed to arrive in Harrisburg at 5:36 p.m.

The train resumed the trip to Harrisburg after a 90 minute delay. The investigation into the fatality is ongoing.