NEW YORK (WPIX) – A male in New York City died early Saturday morning right after he fell from the top of a transferring subway educate as it crossed into Manhattan on the Williamsburg Bridge.
Police responded to the scene of the incident shortly after 4:30 a.m. Upon arrival, officers identified the body of a 32-yr-aged man below the educate, “unconscious and unresponsive.” Emergency solutions pronounced him dead at the scene.
“Further investigation disclosed the male was observed, prior to law enforcement response, riding on top of the teach as it traveled the male missing his footing/positioning, and fell from the educate to the tracks below, to be subsequently struck by the teach,” police claimed in a assertion received by Nexstar.
The man’s identity was not quickly unveiled, pending family notification.
The investigation remains ongoing, according to law enforcement.
As a end result of the incident, service on the city’s J line was impacted for many hours early Saturday early morning, but typical company resumed all around 6:45 a.m., in accordance to NYC Transit.