A local man, Thomas Borden, who was a suspect for a murder in NYC, was in hot pursuit by police near the Jenkintown train station when he jumped in front of a West Trenton Regional Rail Line train at approximately 11 am.
Update: here is video footage of the police investigation. Scroll to the bottom of that link for an interview with his ex-girlfriend.
A West Trenton line Regional Rail train struck a man on the tracks near Philmont Station on Saturday morning in an apparent suicide.
On Saturday, a man was struck by a train and killed on the Norristown Line just past the East Falls Station. This incident was ruled a suicide by the Medical Examiner.
The media reports that five people, including three apparent suicides, were killed by train in Montgomery County on the Warminster line in 2011.
June 18… Christopher Moyer, suicide
June 21… Amber Witkowsky, sucide
July 18… Steven Joseph Bond (age 34), listening to headphones
Dec 19… Scott Stevens (age 24), listening to headphones
Dec 21… Steven Gregory (aged 22), suicide
Be careful out there, folks.
(image credit: flickr user rorowe8.)