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SEPTA worker killed on subway tracks was caught between two trains, according to NTSB preliminary report

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, October 1, 2019)

PHILADELPHIA — A man killed on SEPTA tracks during the summer was caught in a space between two Broad Street Line trains heading in opposite directions, a new report from federal investigators shows. A preliminary report issued Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) included a diagram that showed Darren Monroe, 54, and another SEPTA worker, who suffered injuries in the July 8 incident, standing in a junction of the tracks, called an interlocking, that allows trains to shift from one rail to another.

Full story: Philadelphia Inquirer

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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