UPDATE: 7:45 p.m.: According to Philly.com, the incident is believed to be a suicide. Investigators say the 25-year-old man left a note close to the scene and the victim's dog was tied up nearby. The dog was not harmed.
Original article: According to the Breaking News Network, a SEPTA train fatally struck a person on the tracks near Philmont Station.
Units from the Philadelphia Police Department reported it as a fatality, according to the BNN report. The incident happened approximately at 11:45 a.m. Saturday.
Roads leading into the Philmont Train Station were temporarily closed, but have since re-opened. SEPTA’s West Trenton line remains suspended.
Passengers who were on the train were waiting outside taking cigarette and bathroom breaks as they waited for a bus to come pick them up and transport them to their destinations while police were investigating the scene.
Members of the Philadelphia Police Department who were on scene would not release any information. The investigation is still ongoing. All we know is that there was a body laying in the middle of the tracks covered in a white sheet.
Stay tuned for updates.