Police: Woman, 37, fatally struck by SEPTA bus while crossing West Philadelphia street

Police on the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in West Philadelphia.

One woman has died as a result of being struck by a SEPTA bus in West Philadelphia Monday morning.

According to officials, a 37-year-old woman was preparing to cross 56th Street at Vine Street just after 10:30 Monday morning.

As she began to make her way across the street, she was reportedly struck by a SEPTA bus traveling north on 56th Street.

Authorities say the woman was pronounced dead at the location after responding emergency crews arrived.

An investigation is ongoing.


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