Police have identified the man struck and killed in Halethorpe by a speeding passenger train as a 35-year-old Arbutus resident.
The victim, William Gary Zinck, was struck about 7:20 a.m. yesterday by the two-engine train, No. 67 "Night Owl," that was en route to Washington, D.C., from Boston.
The train's engineer spotted Zinck walking along the tracks and sounded the horn, but Zinck didn't respond, police said.
Howard Robertson, a spokesman for Amtrak, said Zinck was wearing only a hospital band when he was found.
Robertson said all of the passengers aboard the 11-car Night Owl were transferred to commuter trains for arrivals at Baltimore and Washington train stations. They were delayed for 55 minutes.