Woman Hit, Killed By SEPTA Train in Kensington

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    A woman died after she was hit by a SEPTA train in Kensington Saturday.

    Police say the incident happened along the Market-Frankford line at the Alleghany Station just before 6 p.m. 

    Officials say the train was traveling eastbound to the Frankford Transportation Center. Police say the woman fell into the track area and was hit. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

    SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel told NBC10 that the woman is in her 30s.

    Police say the incident does not appear to be suspicious at this time. Investigators are trying to determine if the woman took her own life or if it was an accident.

    SEPTA Police and Philadelphia Police are interviewing witnesses at this time.

    The station was closed right after the incident but was reopened around 8:15 p.m.

     

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