SEPTA train fatally hits male on tracks near West Trenton
EWING — A male was struck and killed by a train on the tracks near the West Trenton SEPTA station on Tuesday night.
The male was struck around 8:30 p.m. by a train headed to Center City Philadelphia that did not have time to stop before contact was made, according to SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch.
"No foul play is suspected, however, it is unclear at this time whether it was a suicide or an accident," Busch said in an email. SEPTA transit police and Ewing police are investigating the crash. Busch did not disclose the identity of the deceased.
Ewing police on Wednesday morning identified the deceased as a male.
Busch said two crew members and a passenger on board were not injured in the crash. Service was suspended from West Trenton the rest of the evening; normal service resumed on Wednesday morning.
EDITOR'S NOTE: A spokesman for SEPTA identified the deceased as a female.Ewing police, however, corrected their gender to male on Wednesday morning. This story has been updated to reflect the change.
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