Woman fatally struck by Amtrak train in China Grove, police say

CHINA GROVE, N.C. — A woman has died after being struck by a train, according to the China Grove Police Department.

Police said shortly before 4 p.m. they responded to a call about a person being struck by a train.

At the scene, police said they found the body of a woman with fatal injuries. She has been identified as 39-year-old Wendy Paulette Ervin.

Police said the train had stopped nearby and was identified as an Amtrak passenger train.

Police said this case appears to be accidental. However, the investigation is ongoing.

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