SEPTA train hits, kills 16-year-old girl on Media/Elwyn line
The incident occurred around 7 a.m. south of the Swarthmore Station.
A SEPTA train struck and killed a 16-year-old girl who was on the tracks Monday morning near the Swarthmore station on the Media/Elwyn Line.
The victim, whose name was not released, was hit about 7:10 a.m. by a city-bound train just south of the station.
Officials said that foul play was not suspected and that an investigation was underway to determine why the victim was on the tracks.
Service was suspended between the Morton and Elwyn stations after the incident and resumed more than two hours later.