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January 10, 2018

Person fatally struck by Amtrak train on Main Line

Incident has resulted in SEPTA temporarily suspending service along the Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line

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Stock_Carroll - SEPTA Regional Rail Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

A Philadelphia-bound SEPTA Regional Rail Train at the East Falls Station, Tues. Oct. 17, 2017.

SEPTA has resumed service on its Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail line after an Amtrak train struck and killed a person Wednesday morning on the Main Line.

Information about the victim was not immediately revealed.

Amtrak officials said the incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. near SEPTA's Wynnewood Station. A train on its way from Harrisburg to New York struck the person, who was trespassing on the tracks, according to a spokeswoman. 

There were no injuries to the 103 passengers and crew members on board the train. 

An investigation by Amtrak police and Montgomery County fire and police officials is underway.