Woman Struck by Train After Allegedly Stabbing Man in Hotel

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    The woman who allegedly stabbed a man in Marcus Hook, Pa. and then was hit by a train after fleeing the scene has died. (Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014)

    A woman died after darting in front of a train in Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pa. after she allegedly stabbed a man inside a nearby hotel.

    An Amtrak train struck the woman Monday, around 6:15 p.m. at the Marcus Hook Train Station on West 12th Street.

    She was taken to the Crozer-Chester Medical Center where she died overnight..

    Several witnesses as well as an investigator told NBC10 that the unidentified woman stabbed a man inside a nearby hotel moments before the accident. She then allegedly ran out of the building and onto the tracks before she was struck.

    Officials have not yet revealed what led to the alleged stabbing or the man's condition.

    Amtrak service from Philadelphia to Washington was shutdown for about 45 minutes. It has since been restored.

    Passengers traveling along SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail Line also experienced delays as police investigate the incident.