Police: Woman killed by subway train may have slipped off platform

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, June 23, 2018

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities believe a 33-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a subway train slipped and fell onto the tracks.

The incident was reported Saturday around 10:30 a.m. on the northbound platform at Broadway and West 72nd Street.

Police say the woman fell into the path of a 3 Train and became pinned between the train and the platform.

She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.


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