(UPDATE) Woman killed by a train fainted on platform

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UPDATE: The woman killed by a train fainted on the platform, according to reports from NBC.

At least five other people have been hit by subway trains this year. Last year, 141 people were hit by trains; 55 died.

 

Metro’s original story is below.

 

Police responded to yet another horrifying subway death this morning in Brooklyn.

At approximately 10:20 a.m., a woman estimated to be in her 40s was hit by a southbound 3 train at Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police do not suspect criminality, but an investigation is underway. Her identity will be released once her family has been notified.

 

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