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Brooklyn man jumps in front of N train at Eighth Avenue station, officials say

N trains were not running between Coney Isalnd-Stillwell

N trains were not running between Coney Isalnd-Stillwell Av and 59th Street in Brooklyn after a person was hit by a train at Eighth Avenue, officials said. Photo Credit: Samantha Wieder

A man was struck by an N train after he jumped onto the tracks at the Eighth Avenue station in Sunset Park Friday morning, officials said. 

The 29-year-old man, of Brooklyn, jumped in front of the northbound train at about 8:55 a.m., police said.

He was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in critical condition.

N trains were running along the D line between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 36th Street, Brooklyn, as a result of the incident, the MTA said. Regular service resumed with delays at about 9:45 a.m., the agency said. 

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