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December 27, 2016

PATCO service restored after person struck and killed by train

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PATCO train Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

A PATCO train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from New Jersey headed to Pennsylvania.

A person was struck and reportedly killed Tuesday by a PATCO train in Camden, New Jersey.

Service was suspended in both directions along the agency's High Speed Line, PATCO officials announced. (UPDATE: At 7:06 p.m., service has been restored.)

The incident occurred around 4:40 p.m. at the Broadway Station located at Doctor Martin Luther King Boulevard and Broadway.

The unidentified person has died after jumping in front of the train, NBC10 reports.

PATCO said that New Jersey Transit is honoring tickets while service is shut down.

An investigation is ongoing.