Man hit, killed by train at South Hills Village T station

Man hit, killed by train at South Hills Village T station

PITTSBURGH — UPDATE: The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the victim committed suicide in this incident.

A Port Authority spokesperson tells Channel 11 police are investigating a man who was hit and killed by a train at the South Hills Village T Station Saturday morning.

Port Authority Police and Allegheny County Homicide units were investigating.

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According to Allegheny County Police, a T-Operator discovered the body of Mark Setar, 56, on the tracks just before 6 a.m. on Saturday. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said Setar was from Canonsburg.

Investigators said Setar was likely hit by a T-train and discovered by the following T-train operator.

The incident was originally reported as a "severe medical emergency."

T service was disrupted for a time Saturday morning and shuttles were used to move passengers around the investigation scene before normal operation resumed. There were delays of over an hour and a half on Saturday morning.

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