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7-Year-Old Philadelphia Boy Died on Subway After Falling on Tracks

October 9, 2018
Philadelphia train

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –7-year-old boy who was selling candy on a subway train died after he fell on the tracks.

The tragedy happened in North Philadelphia on North Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue, Sunday at around 5: 55 p.m.

A 7-year-old boy fell between two cars when the train was moving.

According to Police the victim of 7-year-old was not the only selling candy on a SEPTA subway train. His 11-year-old brother and a 26-year-old man were also selling candy on the subway train.

The 26-year-old man is not identified as his father.

The boy fell when he walked between two train cars. The operator stopped the train as soon as he got notified about the incident.

The victim was pronounced dead at 6: 00 p.m. His brother was taken off the train by the police. According to witnesses, he was crying.

The parents of a 7-year-old boy have already been notified about the death of their little boy. The police chief described the death of the boy a horrible thing.

The investigation is underway. As Nestel said, the walkway between train car is not safe to use while the train is moving.

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