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L train fatally strikes person at Third Avenue station in Manhattan, FDNY says

The L train arrives at the Bedford Avenue

The L train arrives at the Bedford Avenue subway station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on April 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

A person was fatally hit by the L train at the Third Avenue station Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The person, who was not immediately identified, was walking on the Brooklyn-bound platform when the victim fell into the tracks. The person was struck at about 11:45 a.m., an FDNY spokesman said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the spokesman said.

Trains were suspended in both directions, but had resumed by Wednesday afternoon.

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