Person killed by SEPTA train identified as Torresdale woman

Police have identified the woman killed by a SEPTA train over the weekend as 35-year-old Cheryl Sosnowski of Torresdale.

The accident happened Saturday at about 5:45 p.m. at the Allegheny Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Authorities said Sosnowski was swaying on the platform and fell onto the tracks while the train was approaching. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not said what led to the fall.

According to her Facebook page, Sosnowski had attended Archbishop Ryan. Loved ones posted messages mourning her death, including one which read: RIP my friend....a beautiful soul. You will be missed. xoxo

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