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Man on bike fatally hit by SEPTA bus in Northeast Philly

The accident happened in the 9900 block of Frankford Avenue.

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File photo.Read moreMonica Herndon / Staff Photographer

An unidentified man riding a bicycle died after being struck by a SEPTA bus Wednesday night in Northeast Philadelphia, officials said.

Just before 7:40 p.m., the man, described as around 40 years old, was hit by a Route 66 bus while on the 9900 block of Frankford Avenue, police said. He was taken by medics to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital and pronounced dead at 8:53. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.