Durham police report two people were killed in a passenger train accident Sunday morning in the 3400 block of Hillsborough Road.
A northbound Amtrak train struck a male and female who were on the tracks, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said in a news release. The pair were later identified as Derek Lowe, 38, and his wife Tina Lowe, 33. The accident was reported at 9:48 a.m.
Police said the two were declared dead at the scene.
None of the 166 passengers on the train were injured, police said.
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The accident is under investigation, police said.