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June 28, 2015

Woman killed after being hit by SEPTA train in Ambler

Doylestown Regional Rail service delayed

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Passengers wait at the Glenside SEPTA stop after being transported from Ambler following an incident where a train fatally struck a woman.

A woman was fatally struck by a SEPTA train in Ambler Sunday morning, NBC Philadelphia reports

The incident occurred on the Lansdale/Doylestown line around 11:00 a.m. The woman was reportedly standing in a restricted area when she was struck.

Service was temporarily suspended on the line between Doylestown and Glenside following the incident due to police activity. SEPTA has since posted delay information on the Lansdale/Doylestown line.

NBC reports that passengers on the train were transported on buses after the accident. A Twitter user posted a photo of passengers taken from the Ambler stop to the Glenside stop.

Police are investigating the incident.