A 26-year-old Middle River man has been identified as the person
Baltimore County police said Robert Ey, of the 900 block of Middlesex Road, was walking south on the tracks around 7:15 a.m. when a train traveling about 100 mph hit him near Northeast Creek Road and Schaefer Lane in Rosedale.
According to a police news release, investigators ruled Ey's death an accident. The accident caused delays for commuters, who had to be transferred to another train.
Many passengers described the moments after the accident to Patch through interviews, emails and .
Ey's death represents at least the. Amtrak recently completed , although the scene of the most recent accident was not a part of those improvements.
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