Man in wheelchair is struck and killed by train in Philly

    A wheelchair-bound man died after being hit by a train near the intersection of 24th and Vine.

     

    According to Fox29, a CSX spokesman said the freight train was bound for Hamlet N.C.

     

    The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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