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[Update] Person Killed By L Train In Bushwick, Brooklyn

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(CBSNewYork) — A person was struck and killed by L Train in Bushwick, Brooklyn late Wednesday afternoon.

The person was struck at 5:07 p.m. at the Halsey Street station, on the cusp of Bushwick, Brooklyn and Ridgewood, Queens, officials told CBS2.

The circumstances were not immediately learned.

L Train service was shut down between Lorimer Street and Atlantic Avenue as of just before 6 p.m. Commuters were advised to use the A, C or J trains.

[Update] The person jumped from the platform and laid across the tracks as the L train pulled into the station at Wyckoff Avenue and Eldert Street around 5:05 p.m., according to police and the FDNY.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene, an FDNY spokesman said.

L train service was suspended in both directions between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues and Atlantic Avenue as of 6:26 p.m., according to the MTA website.


Source: DNAInfo

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