BREAKING: Person Struck By Train at Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station

Updated at 12:10 p.m. — Normal service has resumed at the Vienna Metro station as of noon, Metro tweeted.

A man has been struck by a train at the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro station.

Firefighters from Fairfax and Arlington counties are currently on scene after the man was struck around 9 a.m.

The man appears to have intentionally “placed himself in the path of the train,” according to Metro Transit Police. He is reportedly deceased.

Riders should expect delays on the Orange line. Train service has been suspended between the West Falls Church and Vienna Metro stations, Metro tweeted.

Shuttle buses are now available at:

  • West Falls Church: bus bay B for service toward Vienna
  • Vienna: bus bay Q for service toward New Carrollton
  • Dunn Loring-Merrifield: bus bay F for service in both directions

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of self-harm, call 911 or the Department of Human Services’ emergency services line at 703-228-5160. CrisisLink also has a 24-hour crisis hotline at 703-527-4077 or 800-SUICIDE, or text 703-940-0888.

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