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SEPTA Worker Struck and Killed by Train

Darren Monroe was working on the tracks at SEPTA's Erie Station on Monday when he fell backwards and was struck by an oncoming train on the Broad Street Line

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    SEPTA Worker Struck and Killed by Train

    A SEPTA worker died from his injuries after he fell onto the tracks at the Erie Station and was struck by an oncoming train on Monday. The Broad Street Line was shut down in both directions between Girard Station and the Fern Rock Transportation Center due to the incident.

    (Published Monday, July 8, 2019)

    A SEPTA worker was struck and killed by a train during the Monday afternoon commute. 

    Darren Monroe, 54, was working on the tracks near SEPTA's Erie Station on Monday when he fell backwards and was struck by an oncoming train on the Broad Street Line. He was pronounced dead at 5:44 p.m.

    SEPTA's Broad Street line was closed in both directions between Girard Station and the Fern Rock Transportation Center due to the deadly incident. Shuttle bus service was requested.

    The incident remained under investigation Tuesday, Philadelphia police said.