1 dead, 20 injured after SUV crashes into SEPTA trolleybus in Frankford

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One person is dead and 20 are injured after an SUV crashed into a SEPTA trolleybus in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. (WPVI)

One person is dead and 20 are injured after an SUV crashed into a SEPTA trolleybus in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

The accident happened just before 7:30 p.m. Monday on the 4700 block of Penn Street.

Police say 34-year-old Jamarr Sturgis was driving his 2006 red Dodge Magnum at a high rate of speed when it made contact to the rear of a SEPTA bus that was stopped at a stop sign.

Sturgis was pronounced dead on the scene.

A 43-year-old male passenger in the Dodge was transported Einstein Hospital in critical condition.

All 19 passengers on the trollybus were transported to Einstein Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate.
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