An unidentified man was killed instantly after he apparently jumped in front of a train at the Utica Avenue & Fulton Street station in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, police officials said.
The man, age not known, apparently took the fatal leap in front of a Manhattan-bound C train just before 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 7 as horrified straphangers looked on. Trains were shut down for nearly 45 minutes as police removed the body from under the train.
Police at the scene said no criminality was involved, as witnesses told officers that they saw the man jump.
Detectives were seeking the identity of the man and why he may have jumped in front of the train.