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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.

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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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