Man struck by SEPTA train in East Falls IDd as 44-year-old from Holmesburg

 Investigators at the scene of Monday morning's suicide-by-train in East Falls. (Brian Hickey/WHYY)

Investigators at the scene of Monday morning's suicide-by-train in East Falls. (Brian Hickey/WHYY)

Police identified the man struck by a SEPTA regional-rail train in East Falls on Monday as a 44-year-old from the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.

They did not, however, release his name as the incident, which occurred just after 6 a.m. between the crossings at Indian Queen and Scotts Lanes, has been deemed a suicide.

Monday morning’s incident marks at least the third similar suicide along the Manayunk/Norristown Line tracks since April 2011.

 

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