Amtrak Train Incident Death of Mary Fowler – Obituary
Mary Fowler, a woman from Thomasville, has died after being struck by an Amtrak train. It happened on Monday, August 23, 2021, in the 300 block of West Main Street. Police say the woman stepped in front of the train which was moving at 79 miles per hour and could not stop in time.
The train that struck Fowler was Amtrak Northbound Train 78 that was headed to Raleigh from Charlotte. It had 30 people on board in total.
The report about the incident reached the police at about 8 p.m.
Although investigations are still underway, police say the incident is not being considered suspicious.