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1 dead after being hit by Amtrak train

Sunday, September 30, 2012

One person is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train in Chester County Saturday night.

The accident happened at the Thorndale Train station on Business Route 30 and South Bailey Road in Coatesville just after 6:00 p.m.

No word yet on the circumstances of the accident.

Service was suspended on SEPTA's Paoli line between the Paoli and Thorndale stations during the investigation. Service has since been restored.

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