Regional Rail train kills pedestrian in N. Philly
PHILADELPHIA - July 20, 2012 (WPVI) -- Transit officials in Philadelphia say a commuter train traveling through the city struck and killed a pedestrian Friday morning.
Officials say, the victim was a male, but have not released his name or age.
The accident happened near the North Broad Station and was cleared around 9:00 this morning.
The statement from SEPTA says a Regional Rail train traveling from downtown Philadelphia to Lansdale and Doylestown hit someone around 6:30 a.m.
Normal service has resumed for northbound trains on the Lansdale/Doylestown and Manayunk/Norristown lines. They had temporarily bypassed the affected stop in north Philadelphia.
The circumstances of the accident remain under investigation.
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