Two passengers were struck to death at the same time in the New York Subway; line L interrupted
Two people were run over to death this morning at the station (F/M/L) West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue of the New York Subway, in Manhattan.
Emergency crews responded to the station after the FDNY said it received a call at 10:26 a.m. about a person on the tracks who may have gone into cardiac arrest.
Once the teams arrived they found two people dead, said police at the scene. the victims are a 45-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman. It is not clear if they knew each other, he reported NBC News.
Although it is not clear what happened, police say that at this time it does not appear that the victims were pushed.
Several NYPD vehicles were deployed in the area. The L line metro service was affected in both directions, MTA reported half morning.
In general, this year there has been a long list of dramatic situations in the New York subway, including robberies, attacks, accidents, natural deaths, suicides and fatal overdoses, in addition to homicides.
Serious crimes, including homicides, rapes and robberies, have increased 40% this year on the Metro compared to 2021, according to the latest statistics from the NYPD.
Last April it became one of the most violent months in the history of the New York Subway since its founding in 1904, when 29 people were injured in a morning crime by a lone attacker, who shot and set off at least two grenades on a moving train in Brooklyn.
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