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Man Jumps to Death from Elevated 7 Train Platform, Police Say

By Katie Honan | June 20, 2017 12:48pm

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A man leaped to his death from an elevated 7 train station during rush hour Tuesday, police said.

The 55-year-old victim, whose identity has not yet been released, jumped from the 82nd Street Station platform onto Roosevelt Avenue and 83rd Street at around 8:15 a.m, according to the MTA and the NYPD.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was immediately available.