Woman Killed After Falling Onto 2 Train Tracks Near Penn Station

By DNAinfo Staff on January 1, 2013 2:33pm

 A woman was killed by a norhbound 2 train at the Penn Station stop at approximately 5 a.m., officials said.
A woman was killed by a norhbound 2 train at the Penn Station stop at approximately 5 a.m., officials said.
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MIDTOWN — A woman was killed by a 2 train after stumbling and falling onto the tracks at 34th Street early Tuesday, according to officials and reports.

The woman, who was in her 20s, was standing on the northbound 2 train platform at the Seventh Avenue Penn Station stop at approximately 5 a.m., the Associated Press reported. She started "stumbling around," and fell onto the tracks, the Associated Press and MTA officials said. She was hit by an uptown 2 train, officials said.

Police could not immediately confirm the incident.

An MTA spokeswoman said that the incident prompted train delays on the 1 and 2 lines while police conducted their investigation. Service was restored at approximately 7:28 a.m., she said.


 

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