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Man in Astoria Fatally Struck by R Train

Man in Astoria Fatally Struck by R Train

On Sunday morning, the Steinway St. station in Astoria was blocked off after a man was hit by a train.

It appears that man jumped in front of a Queens subway and was fatally hit by the train on Sunday morning. This information comes from officials who were on the scene.

The train was a Manhattan-bound R train that was inside the Steinway St. station, and it is said that the incident occurred at around 9:55 in the morning.

The operator of the train saw the man on the tracks as the train was pulling into the station, but, despite trying, he was not able to stop the train in time.

A man who was riding on the train at the time, Nick Haby, said they were told a horrible accident had occurred and that the passengers needed to evacuate.

The victim has not yet been identified, but the cops say that he died at the scene.

Have you lost a loved one to an accident involving a train or other public transportation vehicle? Have you lost a loved one to an accident involving the MTA? Of course, every situation is different. But, if the accident was caused by the negligent actions or another, you could have a wrongful death claim. To learn more about how a personal injury lawyer could help you, give Frekhtman & Associates a call today at (212) 222-1111.

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