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Man Fatally Struck By 4 Train, Child Injured At Bronx Subway Station

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A man is dead after being struck by a 4 train at the Kingsbridge Road subway station in the Bronx on Monday.

The FDNY says it responded at 8 a.m. and found two people on the tracks. An adult male was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other person was taken to Jacobi Medical Center with minor injuries. First responders also treated two subway passengers who jumped down to the tracks to help, an FDNY spokesperson said.

An NYPD spokesperson confirmed that the other injured person was a five-year-old girl. PIX 11 reports that the man was her father: “Authorities said the man jumped in front of an oncoming Manhattan-bound No. 4 train at the Kingsbridge Road station while holding his 5-year-old daughter… a photo provided to PIX11 News shows her alert and seemingly crying while being held by an FDNY official at the scene.”

Subway service along the 4 has had delays this morning following the incident:





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