Woman killed by subway in Brooklyn

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A woman was killed Tuesday by a subway train in Brooklyn, the NYPD said.

Kevin Ortiz, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said the woman may have become ill before falling onto the tracks and being hit by a Manhattan-bound train.

Ortiz said the case is under investigation by New York City police.

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The woman fell and was hit by a southbound No. 3 train at Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue at about 10:20 a.m., according to a news release by police.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, and police are withholding identification pending notification of family.


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