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Man Jumps in Front of R Train at Bay Ridge Subway Station, Officials Say

By Ben Fractenberg | January 11, 2017 2:15pm | Updated on January 11, 2017 2:55pm
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BROOKLYN — A man was seriously injured after jumping in front of an R train at the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

The man leapt in front of the oncoming train at about 1:18 p.m., the FDNY and MTA said.

Emergency responders turned off power at the station before removing the victim from under the train and taking him to Lutheran Medical Center.

R service was running at the station with delays by 2:50 p.m., according to the MTA.