The Bronx, NY (May 7, 2019) – A man was reported to have died after falling onto train tracks on Monday morning, May 6th, according to police. The incident happened when a subway train left the Jackson Avenue station in the Woodstock section of the city at approximately 9:15 a.m.
Police stated that the victim, who has only been identified as a man in his 30s, fell underneath a northbound number five train while walking between subway cars. According to a spokesman for the FDNY, emergency responders were called to the scene immediately and the victim was tragically pronounced dead when they arrived.
The events that led to this unfortunate incident are actively being investigated by authorities at this time. Neither the identity of the victim nor any other information has been provided.
People being injured or killed in New York train accidents is an all-too-common occurrence, and our deepest sympathies are currently extended to the loved ones of the deceased victim at this time. While it can be tremendously challenging, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for their loss.
At Hach & Rose, we are well aware of the overwhelming concerns that often occur in the aftermath of a fatal accident. As members of the community, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one in a train accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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