Engineer Struck by Rock Thrown at SEPTA Train

Police say a Trenton line train was passing through 33rd and Girard Avenue when someone threw a rock at it.

By David Chang
|  Saturday, Jan 12, 2013  |  Updated 9:06 PM EDT
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Engineer Struck by Rock Thrown at SEPTA Train

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A train engineer was injured after someone threw a rock at a SEPTA train, according to investigators.

Police say a Trenton line train was passing through 33rd and Girard Avenue when someone threw a rock at it. The rock went through the front windshield of the train and struck the train engineer. The train then stopped at 30th Street Station and the engineer received medical attention. Officials say the engineer was not struck in the head and is expected to be okay.

Police continue to investigate and say a report will be filed with the Philadelphia Police Department. 
 

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