- Associated Press - Thursday, September 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a blind man was struck and killed by a subway train in Philadelphia after he stumbled, hit a pole and fell onto the tracks.

Police say the 53-year-old man fell onto the tracks at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s Race-Vine Station late Wednesday afternoon.

Police say he was hit by a southbound train and declared dead at the scene. The man’s name hasn’t been released.

Several stations along the Broad Street Line were closed for more than an hour as city and transit police investigated.

Full service resumed Wednesday evening.



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