Two People Struck By Trains Within Hours In Brooklyn & Bronx

Published on February 11, 2017, 10:10 am
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Two people were struck by trains within hours of one another between Friday night and early Saturday morning, police and fire officials say.

A man suffered trauma to his right arm after he was struck by a Brooklyn-bound B train near Coney Island Avenue and Brighton Beach Avenue around 11:00 p.m. Friday, police said. He was not a victim of a crime.

Hours later, fire officials said a second man jumped in front of a southbound 1 train near 231st Street and Broadway in Bronx around 4:50 a.m. Paramedics pronounced him dead on arrival.

Both victims were unauthorized to be on the subway tracks, police officials said.


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