Baltimore City Firefighters are on the scene of an incident involving a person struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Northeast Baltimore.

The incident occurred on the tracks east of the I-895 overpass and just north of the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus just before 11 a.m. on Thursday.

Because of the activity on the tracks, all Amtrak and MARC Penn line train traffic has been stopped in both directions near the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

It's unclear when rail traffic will me moving again.