Two People Struck By Trains Within Hours In Brooklyn & The 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 the 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.

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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