Police: Man struck, killed by train in Berlin

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Published: May. 30, 2023 at 7:02 PM EDT
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BERLIN, CT (WFSB) – A man was struck and killed by a train in Berlin Tuesday evening.

Police said it happened on the railroad tracks that run alongside Kensington Road near Surrey Lane.

A man was walking south on the tracks when he was hit by a CT Rail train that was heading south, according to police.

“Officers found the victim with serious life-threatening injuries and began emergency care but shortly after the victim was pronounced dead,” Berlin police said. “Witnesses reported hearing the train sounding the horn continuously just prior to the collision.”

Police identified the victim as 23-year-old Amani Abele Ashley of Bristol.

Amtrak police responded and is investigating the deadly crash.

“Anyone with information related to the incident can contact the Amtrak Police Department,” Berlin police said.

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