Transit L train suspended in Brooklyn after man jumps on tracks, MTA says The L train was suspended for about an hour on Friday, June 5 after a man jumped to death at the Myrtle Ave.-Wyckoff L stop. Photo Credit: Flickr / mochaxlight By CAROLINE LINTON Updated June 5, 2015 10:19 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man who jumped onto the tracks caused the L train to be suspended in both directions between Lorimer St. and Broadway Junction in Brooklyn during rush hour on Friday, the MTA said. The man was pronounced dead about an hour after the incident, the MTA said. "A guy fell on the L tracks," one rider wrote on Twitter. "I think he hit the third rail. Saw them load him onto the train. Spooky isn't the word." Service shut down around 8:45 a.m. and resumed about an hour later. By CAROLINE LINTON Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.