Child seriously injured after being hit by a train in Maryland

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LAUREL, MD (WJLA & WIAT) — We are following breaking news of a child being hit by a train in Maryland.

It happened in Laurel around 5 p.m.

According to first responders, the child has serious, life-threatening injuries.

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The accident happened along the 8900 block of Cherry Lane.

Train 850, which departed Union Station at 4:13 p.m., remained stuck on the tracks as police investigated.


Authorities say the service along the MARC Camden line has been suspended as the investigation into the crash takes place.

MTA currently has no estimate for when service will be restored, but all MARC Camden Line tickets will be honored on the Penn Line.

The crash remains under investigation.

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