Man Struck, Killed by MARC Train; Camden Line Service Resumes - NBC4 Washington

Man Struck, Killed by MARC Train; Camden Line Service Resumes

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    A recent News4 I-Team report found the area where a man was struck and killed by a MARC train is a hot spot for trespassers illegally crossing the CSX-owned tracks. Scott MacFarlane reports. (Published Monday, Dec. 15, 2014)

    MARC commuter trains have resumed normal service on the Camden Line after a man was struck and killed on the tracks.

    The Maryland Transit Administration said trains were holding for several hours Monday morning. Service returned to normal about 10:45 a.m.

    Ascenscion Guevara, 41, of Beltsville, was hit just south of the Muirkirk station in the 11600 block of Baltimore Avenue.

    He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    Investigators believe the man was attempting to cross the railroad tracks to go to a coffee shop when he was struck by a southbound train, Prince George's County Police said.

    A recent News4 I-Team report found the area is a hot spot for trespassers illegally crossing the CSX-owned tracks. There has been a series of injuries there in recent years.

    Metro continued to honor tickets Monday afternoon, and the Camden Line ran on an "S" schedule. The following trains will operate from Washington: trains 846, 848, 852 and 856; from Baltimore, trains 853 and 857 will run.

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