Brooklyn, NY – Person Struck and Killed by Subway Train After Possible Robbery
Brooklyn, NY (December 28, 2018) – According to police, a 57-year-old man was struck and killed by a subway train after ending up on the tracks on Thursday afternoon, December 27, at the Neck Road station in Sheepshead Bay. The incident was reported to police to have occurred at around 4:30 p.m.
At this time, it has been alleged that the victim was running from a cell phone store employee who believes the man had possibly stolen a phone. Police have not yet verified that information to the public, however, it has been confirmed that the man was running prior to his presence on the tracks.
Police and emergency responders arrived on the scene to find the man dead from the injuries he suffered after being struck by a Q train. The identity of the victim has not been released at this time and no further information has been made available.
New York Train Accident
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