Transit Queens girl fatally struck by R train in Rego Park, NYPD says A teenage girl was fatally hit by an R train when she got onto the tracks to get her cell phone on April 2, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Samantha Wieder By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated April 3, 2017 7:33 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 13-year-old girl was fatally struck by a train in Queens on Sunday after she went onto the tracks to retrieve her cell phone, police said. Dina Kadribasic, of Rego Park, had jumped onto the tracks to get her phone at the 63rd Drive-Rego Park subway station at about 3:50 p.m., cops said. As she tried to make it back to the platform, she was hit by a southbound R train. Kadribasic was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.