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Woman Struck and Killed by Train in Bronx, Officials Say

By Eddie Small and Ben Fractenberg  | May 16, 2014 9:49am  | Updated on May 16, 2014 10:29am

 A woman was killed after being struck by a northbound 5 train at Third Avenue and East 149th Street Friday morning. 
A woman was killed after being struck by a northbound 5 train at Third Avenue and East 149th Street Friday morning. 
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MELROSE — A woman was killed after being struck by a subway train in The Bronx during rush hour Friday morning, officials said.

The woman, who was in her mid-30s, was hit by a northbound 5 train at the Third Avenue/149th Street stop at about 8:18 a.m., according to officials. 

Northbound subway service was bypassing the Third Avenue stop, according to the MTA. 

It was not immediately clear how the woman ended up on the tracks.