Man killed after jumping in front of a SEPTA train
The man was struck at about 6 a.m. by the outbound Manayunk-Norristown Rail line between Indian Queen Lane and Scotts Lane, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
There were 46 people on the train when the incident occurred but there were no other injuries, SEPTA officials said. The rail passengers were taken by shuttle bus to their stations. Full service resumed at 10:30 a.m.
- Vernon Clark