David Chang

Blind Man Dies After Being Struck by SEPTA Train at Race-Vine Station


A blind man died from his injuries after he fell on the tracks and was struck by a SEPTA train Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the 53-year-old man was at the Race-Vine station at 4:30 p.m. when he stumbled and hit a pole and then fell on the tracks. He was then struck by southbound train #524. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

SEPTA has suspended Broad Street line service to the Race-Vine station. Passengers may also experience residual delays of up to 20 minutes.

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