PORT KENT, N.Y. (AP) – State police say a New Jersey dentist was struck and killed by an Amtrak train as he fished from a trestle in northern New York.

Troopers say 62-year-old Dr. William Bodnar was fishing from a bridge over the Ausable River in the Adirondacks when the southbound Montrealer train struck him. Witnesses told police they yelled to Bodnar to jump, but he didn’t move.

The train was carrying 80 passengers and four crew members. Nobody on the train was injured. The train was delayed for three hours after the 2 p.m. accident.

Police say Bodnar was vacationing in the area. They didn’t have his home town.


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