A subway practice smashed right into a straphanger Thursday, killing him at a busy Higher East Aspect station in the course of the night commute, authorities stated.
The downtown No. 6 practice struck the person at about 6:32 p.m. on the Lexington Ave. and E. 77th St. station.
Whereas it isn’t clear how the person ended up beneath the practice, police stated he doesn’t look like the sufferer of a criminal offense, police stated.
The practice’s motorman discovered the physique when he acquired out to examine what seemed to be brake failure, authorities stated.
He allegedly noticed the corpse on the monitor mattress additional down the tunnel.
The physique might have triggered a visit mechanism that applies the practice’s emergency brake, police stated.
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