News, rumors, and other information on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Tuesday, June 24, 2003
TRAGEDY AT ALLEGHENY A trespasser was struck and killed by a southbound Broad Street express train yesterday morning. According to the Daily News, the unidentified victim was struck by the southbound express train - which was en route to Walnut-Locust - shortly after 7:00am. The victim was reportedly attempting to cross the tracks from the southbound platforms to the northbound platforms. A bus-bridge was deployed between Fern Rock and Girard while Philadelphia Police conducted an investigation. Normal service was restored shortly after 8:00am.