SEPTA trains on the Trenton Regional Rail line were suspended Friday afternoon after a person was killed by an Amtrak train, according to officials.
The death occurred about 3:15 p.m. within Philadelphia city limits and trains were immediately stopped on the line, which runs along a portion of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor line between Philadelphia and Trenton.
The line was re-opened about 90 minutes later at 4:45 p.m.
Amtrak officials said the death occurred when Northeast Regional train #93, traveling from Norfolk, Virginia, to Boston struck the person near the Cornwells Heights Station of SEPTA's Trenton line.
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Amtrak officials said the person was trespassing at the time.