Person Struck, Killed by Metro Train at Farragut North

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012  |  Updated 2:48 PM EDT
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Person Struck, Killed by Metro Train at Farragut North

A 24-year-old Maryland man was struck and killed by a Metro train at the Farragut North Station just before 11a.m. Tuesday, WMATA officials confirmed.

Metro police described the death as a suicide.

The man was hit by a train traveling toward Shady Grove.

Following the incident, the station remained open, but Red Line trains single-tracked between Judiciary Square and Dupont Circle for several hours. Service returned to normal on the Red Line around 2:40 p.m.

On the Blue and Orange lines, trains single-tracked between McPherson Square and Foggy Bottom due to the incident until around 1 p.m.

Metro said Red Line riders should expect residual delays until around 3:25 p.m. Rush hour service is expected to be normal, Metro said.

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