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Man nearly killed by PATCO train in Center City

Saturday, December 17, 2011

A man is lucky to be alive after he was run over by a hi-speed PATCO line.

It happened at 5:00 a.m. Saturday when the train was pulling in to the 8th and Market Street stop in Center City.

Police say, the victim had been drinking and passed out when he fell between the tracks.

The train passed right over him.

He only suffered lacerations from hanging wires.

The man was taken to Jefferson University Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

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