Woman hit by train, killed in NY subway track fall

Woman hit by train, killed in NY subway track fall

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NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a woman was fatally hit by a New York City subway train after falling on the tracks at a busy station.

Authorities were continuing Sunday to investigate details of the death Saturday afternoon. It happened at the Union Square station in downtown Manhattan.

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman says the woman apparently accidentally tumbled onto the tracks around 3:15 p.m., as a southbound No. 4 train approached.

The Fire Department says she was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was in her 20s. Her name hasn't been released.

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