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Thu Jun 6, 2024, 05:10 AM Jun 6

3 dead, including 2 children, after being struck by train in Springfield

3 dead, including 2 children, after being struck by train in Springfield

Ciara Wells | ciara.wells@wtop.com
June 5, 2024, 10:59 PM

Three people have died after being struck by a train in Springfield, Virginia, on Wednesday night.

Fairfax County Police confirmed in a post on X that an adult and two children were struck and killed by a train while walking on the track around around 8:20 p.m. on Accotink Park Road. All three were declared dead on the scene, according to officials.


This story is developing. Stay with WTOP for the latest.

Ciara Wells
Ciara Wells is the Evening Digital Editor at WTOP. She is a graduate of American University where she studied journalism and Spanish. Before joining WTOP, she was the opinion team editor at a student publication and a content specialist at an HBCU in Detroit.
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