(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.