Hour Delays as SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Man

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Commuters dealt with big delays on SEPTA’s Trenton Regional Rail Line after a train struck and killed a man in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

Around 8:30 a.m., SEPTA warned commuters to expect delays up to an hour.

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Center City Bound Train No. 9724 struck the 42-year-old man on the tracks near Comly and Keystone streets in the shadow of Interstate 95 in the Tacony neighborhood before 8 a.m., Philadelphia Police and SEPTA said.

No word yet what the man was doing on the tracks, which cross overhead Comly.

Investigators could be seen walking along the tracks and taking photos of the scene.

Inbound trains ran with some residual delays up to 10 minutes as of 10:15, a.m., the transit agency said. Check with SEPTA for the latest schedules and delays.