Texas man ID’d as victim hit, killed by Philadelphia train

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Shown is the Liberty Bell on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have identified a Texas man killed by a train in Philadelphia during the evening rush hour after having just visited the Liberty Bell.

Police say 55-year-old Woodrow Jackson of Cibolo was with his wife late Tuesday afternoon when he apparently fell onto the tracks at the 13th Street station just as a Market-Frankford train was arriving.

Jackson died at the scene. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for shock.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority shut off power along the track between the 30th Street and Spring Garden stations as police investigated.

Shuttles had to take passengers between 30th Street and Spring Garden while service was suspended.

SEPTA is reviewing surveillance footage to determine how Jackson wound up on the tracks.

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