Philadelphia police officials say this happened around 2:30 this morning near Welsh Road and Grant Avenue when the man somehow became trapped under a CSX freight train.
The National Transportation Safety Board is set to determine the cause of a train derailment that leaked a hazardous gas in a southern New Jersey community almost two years ago.
Authorities say that two young men are dead in eastern Pennsylvania after being struck by a freight train while crossing railroad tracks.
The impact knocked him into the area between the rails, and the train rolled over him without hitting him again.
Investigators are probing what caused a freight train to derail in Philadelphia early Friday morning.
Emergency officials say a propane car has caught fire on a freight train Lancaster County, injuring one person, forcing evacuation and disrupting passenger rail service in Pennsylvania.
The woman, who is from Sanatoga in Montgomery County, was a passenger in a car that became stuck on the train tracks at the South Hanover Street Crossing in Pottstown around 11 p.m. on Thursday night.
The accident happened at S 63rd St and Paschall Avenue in Philadelphia.
Police are investigating the death of a Delaware man who was struck by a train late Thursday evening.
A driver died after colliding with a freight train in Camden County early Friday morning.