Person struck by SEPTA subway train in South Philadelphia

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One person was taken to an area hospital after being struck by a subway train on SEPTA's Broad Street Line in South Philadelphia. (WPVI)

One person was taken to an area hospital after being struck by a subway train on SEPTA's Broad Street Line in South Philadelphia.

Action News is told the incident happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday on the platform at the Tasker-Morris station.


Video from Chopper 6 HD over South Broad Street and Tasker Avenue showed one person on a stretcher being transferred to a waiting ambulance.

There was no immediate word on the extent of injuries to the victim.



Service on the Broad Street line was suspended in both directions between the Walnut-Locust and AT&T stations as police investigated.

Service resumed for all stops except the Tasker-Morris Station around 10:20 a.m. Service at Tasker-Morris resumed a short time later.

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