Woman Dies After Being Run Over by SEPTA Train

Crews responded to the scene to try and rescue the woman but she died from her injuries.

A woman died after being run over by a SEPTA train.

The incident occurred at the Erie Avenue station Tuesday afternoon. The elderly woman intentionally went on the tracks and was run over by a southbound express train, according to a SEPTA spokesperson.

Crews responded to the scene to try and rescue the woman but she died from her injuries.

SEPTA passengers experienced delays due to trains bypassing the Erie station. Service later returned to normal.

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