Two People Struck By Trains Within Hours In Brooklyn & Bronx

Published on February 11, 2017, 10:10 am
FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites 53 secs

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.

 

Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | Bronx.com - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.