Orange Line train strikes deer; earlier delays now over

Updated at 9:10 a.m.

Normal service is back on Metro’s Orange Line between Cheverly and New Carrollton after an earlier incident in which a train struck a deer.

Original post at 8:21 a.m.

A train struck a deer Wednesday morning on Metro’s Orange Line between the Cheverly and New Carrollton stations.

Trains shared a track for less than 10 minutes after the collisions. Metro officials said riders should expect delays in both directions for part of the morning commute.

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Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.

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