1 dead after Amtrak accident in Holmes County

Photo: WJTV

HOLMES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One person died after an accident involving a vehicle and a train Wednesday morning in Cruger.

Amtrak officials tell WJTV that the accident happened around 10 a.m.

The Holmes County Willie March confirmed that one person died from the crash who was inside the vehicle. The coroner’s office identified the victim as 24-year-old Omar Sobillon.

Amtrak said the train was filled with 169 passengers and was headed to New Orleans. None of the passengers or crew members were injured.


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