Man, 18, killed; ran in front of Amtrak train

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Authorities say an 18-year-old man was killed when he ran in front of an Amtrak passenger train in southeastern Michigan.

The Oakland Press and the Detroit Free Press say the crash happened about 8 p.m. Saturday in Oakland County's Bloomfield Township. The railroad crossing is about 10 miles north-northwest of Detroit.

Police didn't immediately release the name of the dead man, who lived in the township.

WWJ-AM says the train had 11 passengers aboard, and there were no injuries to them of the train's crew.

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