News, rumors, and other information on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Thursday, December 19, 2002
BODY FOUND (Updated December 20) Philadelphia Police are investigating the death of a tresspasser along the R6 Norristown Line tracks near Allegheny Station. KYW 3 reports that the victim was struck by outbound #6612 around 6:00am this morning along the inbound tracks at the overpass at 22 St and Westmoreland in the Nicetown-Tioga section of the city. As one can suspect, R6 service was delayed due to the police investigation. Undoubtedly, many passengers were diverted to other local bus routes as service was delayed, including the nearby 33 and 60 buses along 23 St and Allegheny Av respectively.