SALISBURY, N.C. -- A death investigation was conducted in Salisbury Wednesday, after an Amtrak train struck a pedestrian.

Emergency crews responded to the scene around 1 p.m.

The train was headed northbound at the time. Police say personnel noticed Kelly Scott Daniels, 49, walking on track between Knox Street and Military Avenue.

They sounded the horn but Daniels did not respond, according to investigators. Crew members were unable to stop the train in time.

Daniels was pronounced dead on scene.

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