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22 Feb 2017

Broad Street Line service resumes after person fatally hit

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February 22, 2017 Category: Local Posted by:

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From 6abc

*As of SUN press time the victim has been reported as being fatally struck

One person is hospitalized after being struck by a subway train on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line in South Philadelphia.

Action News is told the incident happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday on the platform at the Tasker-Morris station.

Video from Chopper 6 HD over South Broad Street and Tasker Avenue showed one person on a stretcher being transferred to a waiting ambulance.

(As of SUN press time news agencies report the victim was fatally struck).

BSL: Trains have resumed normal operations. Expect some residual delays while full operations are being restored.
— SEPTA (@SEPTA) February 22, 2017

Service on the Broad Street line was suspended in both directions between the Walnut-Locust and AT&T stations as police investigated.

Service resumed for all stops expect the Tasker-Morris Station around 10:20 a.m. Service at Tasker-Morris resumed a short time later.




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