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Person Struck, Killed by Train



    Person Struck, Killed by Train

    Service lines for both Amtrak and SEPTA were impacted after a person was struck and killed by a train in Delaware County.

    Officials say an Amtrak Acela Express train with 272 passengers on board was traveling from Boston to Washington on Wednesday around 4:45 p.m.

    As it traveled passed the Sharon Hill train station at Sharon and Woodland Avenues, it struck a person who was on the tracks. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

    While the accident involved an Amtrak train, it still impacted SEPTA. Regional rail service on SEPTA's Wilmington/Newark line was suspended for several hours. Trains on the line resumed with limited operation around 7 p.m.

    Amtrak service between Philadelphia and Wilmington is also under a delay due to only one track being used.

    The victim has not yet been identified.

    This story is developing. Stay with for updates.