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Man decapitated by L train during rush hour: NYPD

The man climbed down onto the tracks, investigators said.
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A man was decapitated by the L train during rush hour on Wednesday, authorities said.

A preliminary investigation indicates the man climbed onto the tracks,laid down on the tracks and was decapitated by an oncoming train at Halsey Station in Brooklyn, an NYPD spokesman said.

The incident took place at 5:25 p.m. at the station onWyckoff Avenue and Eldert Street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the incident is underinvestigation, NYPD said.

L train service was been suspended in both directions betweenMyrtle-WyckoffAvenuesand Atlantic Avenue, according to MTA.

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