Vrou, 20, is killed by train after accidentally falling onto subway tracks at NYC’s Grand Central Station
A 20-year-old woman was killed after falling onto the subway tracks at New York Stad‘s Grand Central Station after a conductor was unable to stop in time as the train pulled into the station.
Die vrou, who is still unidentified, was fatally struck by an incoming southbound 7 train shortly before 11pm on Tuesday, volgens die NYPD.
Authorities have not yet released the victim’s name, as it is pending family notification, the NYPD told DailyMail.com on Wednesday.
The train operator reportedly tried to stop the train before hitting the woman, but was unable to break in time, cops told the New York Post.
Firefighters and EMTs tried to help the woman out from under the train, but she was pronounced dead about an hour later, berig die New York Post.
An unidentified woman, 20, was struck and killed by an incoming southbound 7 train at Grand Central (op die foto) Dinsdagaand
She reportedly fell onto the 7 train tracks and the train operator was unable to brake in time. Firefighters and EMTs tried to rescue the woman
Firefighters were seen rushing toward the scene in the subway tunnels
They were unable to get the woman out before she died and she was pronounced dead around an hour after the incident
Several firefighters were pictured laying on the platform, reaching between the silver subway car and the bright yellow safety strip of the platform with medical equipment scattered on the ground.
Shortly after police arrived to the scene, the power was cut off from the train tracks, Volgens Citizen.
It is unclear how the woman fell onto the tracks, maar NBC New York reported that no criminality is suspected.
Die 7 train was suspended in both directions for a portion of the tracks as emergencies teams work diligently to help the woman
It is also unclear how the FDNY managed to get her body out from under the train.
Die 7 train was delayed in both directions due to the tragic incident and was temporarily suspended between 34 St-Hudson Yards and Hunters Point Avenue.
There are currently no active delays on the 7 train route as of Wednesday morning.
DailyMail.com has contacted the MTA for comment.
A large police presence was seen near the station, as seen on the Citizens app
The incident took place at Grand Central Terminal (op die foto)