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Man hit by train in Queens had suspicious package

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Subway service in Queens was suspended because a man was hit by a subway. It was reported that the man had a backpack with a suspicious item in it. 

The call about incident came in, early Friday morning right before 7 a.m.  ABC reported that the man jumped in front of an A train, 80th Street in the Woodhaven section of Queens. 

Police searched through his backpack and all of his belongings and did find a suspicious package. NBC reported that the package was actually a drink container and umbrella wrapped together. 

NYPD’s bomb squad determined that the package was not a threat. 

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition. As up 10 a.m., there has been no update on his condition. 

Service was suspended in both directions; however, service is back on track with a few delays.

If you are someone you know spots a suspicious package, call 911. 

 

 

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