On Monday, many New Yorkers at Times Square had to endure the unthinkable. They had to watch a man get pushed onto the subway tracks, watching in horror as the man stared at the train that would inevitably crush him to death.
Millions of Americans use the subway system. Philadelphia's subway system is praised as one of the simplest and easiest subways in America. But that doesn't necessarily make SEPTA the safest transit system.
Not by a longshot. Nine people have died from being struck by SEPTA trains in 2012, writes Philly Magazine.