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He’s Killed By 7 Train On Elm./J.H. Border



A man was fatally struck by an oncoming train after falling onto the tracks at a 7 line station on the Elmhurst/Jackson Heights border early on Sunday morning, Aug. 18, it was reported. Fire Department sources said the incident occurred at 1:44 a.m. at the 74th Street station, located above the intersection of Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue. Members of Engine Co. 292, Ladder Co. 154, Squad Co. 288, Rescue 4, Battalion 46, the 115th Precinct, NYPD Transit Bureau District 20, NYPD Emergency Services Unit 10 and EMS units responded to the location. The man was pronounced dead at the scene; his identity was not released by police as of press time Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 21. 
(photo: Allen Epstein) A man was fatally struck by an oncoming train after falling onto the tracks at a 7 line station on the Elmhurst/Jackson Heights border early on Sunday morning, Aug. 18, it was reported. Fire Department sources said the incident occurred at 1:44 a.m. at the 74th Street station, located above the intersection of Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue. Members of Engine Co. 292, Ladder Co. 154, Squad Co. 288, Rescue 4, Battalion 46, the 115th Precinct, NYPD Transit Bureau District 20, NYPD Emergency Services Unit 10 and EMS units responded to the location. The man was pronounced dead at the scene; his identity was not released by police as of press time Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 21. (photo: Allen Epstein)