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Boy, 7, killed on SEPTA tracks in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police say a 7-year-old boy was killed after falling between two moving subway cars.

Police say the incident happened Sunday evening on SEPTA's Broad Street Line subway in north Philadelphia.

Authorities say the boy was selling candy with his 11-year-old brother and a 26-year-old man on the southbound train.

Police say the boy was walking between cars when he slipped and fell onto the tracks.

Service on the Broad Street Line was delayed in both directions between Erie and Girard avenues following the incident.

Authorities say the boys' parents have been notified. The investigation continues.


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