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Unidentified woman hit by train in Hatfield Township dies

Police say she walked onto the tracks.

HATFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A pedestrian struck by a train in Hatfield Township Tuesday night has died, according to police.

Police say around 6:55 p.m. a woman was struck when she walked onto the railroad tracks along the 2100 block of North Broad Street in the Colmar section of Hatfield Township.

The train was traveling eastbound between the Fortuna and Colmar Rail Stations and stopped immediately.

The woman initially survived the impact; however, she died Wednesday at the hospital.

Her identity has not been released.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hatfield Township Police Department at 215-855-0903 or by email at

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