Woman who dropped phone onto subway tracks killed by rush hour train 'while ...

Woman who dropped her cellphone onto subway tracks is killed by rush hour train 'while trying to retrieve it' A woman in her 30s or 40s ended up on the tracks at 59th Street station in Brooklyn and was run over by northbound R train at 8.15am Police previously said victim died trying to retrieve her phone from the tracks MTA later claimed woman leaped to her death in front of oncoming train Incident snarled morning rush hour commute for hours before service on N and R lines was restored  

By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:51 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 17:51 BST, 1 April 2019

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A woman lost her life early Monday morning at a Brooklyn subway station after jumping in front of a Manhattan-bound train. 

The deadly incident took place at around 8.15am on the northbound R/N platform at the 59th Street subway station in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn.

There have been conflicting reports concerning the circumstances of the

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