Transit L train fatally strikes person at Third Avenue station in Manhattan, FDNY says The L train arrives at the Bedford Avenue subway station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on April 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated February 24, 2016 2:15 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email 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. By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.