Teen Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train in Fairfax

Officials say a 15-year-old girl was struck by an Amtrak train just north of the Burke Centre Shopping Plaza in Fairfax County Wednesday night.

Brooke Buesking was reported missing just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. At around the same time, officials confirmed a Route 50 train traveling from Chicago to New York struck someone.

Buesking's body was found near the train tracks that run behind the Burke Centre Shopping Center.

Police are still investigating to determine what happened, but criminal activity is not suspected.

Buesking was a sophomore at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax. A letter sent out by Principal Matthew Eline says she was in the orchestra and band.

"She will truly be missed and lovingly remembered by the Robinson School community," Eline wrote in the letter.

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