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Two suicides on the New York subway in a few hours

Two suicides on the New York subway in a few hours

There were delays in service

Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy

Two people died in apparent suicides by jumping onto New York Subway trains yesterday: a woman in Penn Station and a man in Queens.

A witness reported to police that a woman had jumped in front of a northbound 1 train at 34th St / Penn Station, around 9:20 a.m. The unidentified 40-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Service on the northbound lines ‌1‌, ‌2‌ and ‌3‌ was diverted and delayed after the incident. “It was chaos,” said a maintenance worker. “People did not know what to do, what train [transferirse]… There were about seven [u] eight station managers trying to help. “

“You see people go by, you never know what’s going on with them,” he added to the New York Post, shaking his head. “This virus [corona] it is affecting the whole world ”.

Approximately six hours earlier, a grown man was hit by a train approaching the M / R Woodhaven Boulevard station around 3:30 pm He was pronounced dead at the scene. NYPD does not suspect criminality.

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