A MAN died after he was dragged along a New York City subway platform by a train and thrown onto the tracks, 警察によると.
The tragedy happened in Brooklyn, though exactly how 37-year-old Marcus Bryant got caught in the train remains unclear.
Officials from the NYPD and Metropolitan Transportation Authority have conflicting accounts about the fatal incident that happened at the Avenue M subway station in Brooklyn.
Bryant exited the Q train around 11.50pm on Wednesday night when, NYPDによると, Bryant’s pants and possibly his foot got stuck in the train door, インクルード ニューヨークデイリーニュース 報告.
“The man was dragged alongside the train,” a DCPI spokesperson told The Sun.
“He then became dislodged and entered the roadbed. He was then struck by an incoming train.”
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But the NYC Transit president, Richard Davey, said that a preliminary investigation found that Bryant wasn’t stuck in the door.
Davey stated that Bryant got caught between the train and the platform but it’s unknown how he was dragged.
“The individual was caught between the train and the platform and later fell into the pit, into the tracks, and a second train came over,” said Davey.
Bryant was transported to Maimonides Medical Center, where he died early Thursday morning, ニューヨーク市警は言った.
The department did not release any further information when approached by The Sun about the differing stories from transit and police officials.
A medical examiner will now work to determine Bryant’s cause of death.
Davey said cameras at the Avenue M station were working at the time of the incident.
“It was a tragic accident last night. Our hearts go out to the victim and his loved ones,” he said during a press conference at the train station.
“We’re also here to find out what happened and make sure it never happens again.”
Q train service was disrupted due to the incident until about 3 in the morning, MTA officials said.
戻る 2019, a man died from a similar accident after he was dragged 20 feet into a tunnel when a 7 train was leaving Grand Central Terminal.
Samuel L Jackson also had a close call with a train when his foot got caught in a door as the train was departing a station in 1988.
The train conductor stopped the train before the actor could be pulled off the platform, but Jackson suffered a knee injury and damage to his ligament.
He filed a lawsuit against the MTA and was awarded $540,000.