Woman Dies In China Grove After Being Struck By A Train

CHINA GROVE, N.C. — The China Grove Police Department says a woman was found with fatal injuries near Beaver Street.

Just before 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 2nd, officers received a call that a person had been struck by a train.

Wendy Ervin, 39, was identified as the woman struck. She was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The train was able to stop nearby. It was an Amtrak passenger train headed to Raleigh.

Amtrak says they are working with police and that no one on the train was injured.

Police say that this appears to be an accident and that no foul play is suspected.