A person was hit by a train at 72nd Street and Broadway during afternoon rush hour on Thursday, forcing changes to the train schedule.
Police were called at 5:21 p.m., according to an NYPD spokesman. “It appears that he might have jumped in front of the northbound 3 train,” he said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. An MTA spokesman wrote that the person was a “jumper,” indicating that he was attempting suicide.
Check mta.info for up-to-date information, but here was the status as of 5:39 p.m.:
If you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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