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August 28, 2018

Woman struck by SEPTA subway at Erie Station on Broad Street Line

Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a SEPTA subway Tuesday afternoon at the Broad Street Line's Erie Station.

Officials said the incident occurred around 3 p.m.

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The victim, identified only as a woman in her 50s, appears to have intentionally jumped in front of the northbound train, according to a SEPTA spokesperson.

Northbound trains were operating on a delay of about 10 minutes temporarily bypassed Erie Station, but service has since been restored with some residual delays. 

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