Woman kills self with Philadelphia subway train

August 20, 2009 6:29:25 PM PDT
Police say a woman committed suicide at a downtown Philadelphia subway station by jumping in front of a train. The woman was was struck by a subway train shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday at the 8th Street station on the Market-Frankford Line.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says shuttle buses were used between 15th Street and Spring Garden Street until the police activity was clear.