By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA and Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident near SEPTA’s outbound Philmont train station Wednesday morning.

Authorities say that shortly before 7:30 a.m., a pedestrian crossed in front of an approaching SEPTA west Trenton commuter train and was struck.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as a 56-year-old man, but his name was not immediately released.

Outbound west Trenton trains were delayed by nearly an hour after the incident.

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

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