January 02, 2016
A man has died after being hit by a SEPTA train in West Philly Saturday.
6ABC reports the incident occurred around 3 p.m. at the 40th Street Station when a train travelling eastbound on the Market-Frankford line struck a man on the tracks.
According to Philly.com, the death appears to be a suicide. The man reportedly jumped in front of the train, a SEPTA spokesperson told the website.
Following the incident, shuttle buses were being used to get passengers between 30th and 52nd Street stations. SEPTA restored normal service around 5 p.m.
MFL: Service has resumed. Expect residual delays while full operations are restored.— SEPTA (@SEPTA) January 2, 2016
The incident is still under investigation.