Man killed by SEPTA train in N. Philadelphia

Fatal SEPTA train accident along the tracks at North Broad Station at N. Broad and Lehigh Ave in Philadelphia on Friday morning July 20, 2012. The body of the victim lays to the left of the train covered by white sheet. ( ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER )
Fatal SEPTA train accident along the tracks at North Broad Station at N. Broad and Lehigh Ave in Philadelphia on Friday morning July 20, 2012. The body of the victim lays to the left of the train covered by white sheet. ( ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER )
Posted: July 21, 2012

A 36-year-old man was killed by a SEPTA Regional Rail train Friday morning in North Philadelphia, the transit agency said.

The man was struck by the northbound Lansdale/Doylestown train at 6:33 a.m. just south of the North Broad Street station, said SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident was under investigation and the man's name was not released.     - Robert Moran

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