2 struck, killed by southbound Amtrak train in Delaware County; Community in mourning

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There is no word yet on either of the victims' identities.

Officials have also not confirmed the ages of the victims, however, Action News spoke with a woman who says she saw a group of children on the train tracks shortly before the crash."There was about five, or six, or seven of them. It was a pack of children on the track," recalled Tracey from Chester. "We were getting out of the car and I said, 'Oh, look at them children up there on that track.

"To be there, to pray with them. If financial support is needed, whatever they need, we as a community will be there for them to make sure they get through this. They will not be alone," said Chaplain Ronald Huges with the Chester Police Department. In light of the police investigation, Amtrak services were delayed between Wilmington and Philadelphia.

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect the two victims are not confirmed to be juveniles, according to officials on the scene.


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