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Serious Situation at Eastern Market Metro – Single Tracking

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Mark Andre

Update from Metro Transit Police:

“Eastern Mkt: A teenage female intentionally jumped onto track in front of train. Fortunately, train able to stop. No visible injury. #wmata”

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From WMATA:

“Org/Blu/Sil Line: Single tracking btwn Eastern Market & Federal Center SW – medical emergency at Eastern Market. Expect delays. 8:40a #wmata”

Lesel tweets us:

“FYI east side commuters: Woman struck by train at eastern market. Westbound trains not running at this time ”

Brionne tweets us:

“A child fell on the tracks at E Market. OSB trains are holding until the investigation is complete. Child is ok.”

NBC Washington reports:

“Metro said a woman intentionally jumped onto the tracks Thursday morning at the Eastern Market station.”

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