By Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com
Published: 22:55 GMT, 6 January 2020 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 6 January 2020
An elderly woman has died after being crushed by a New York subway train in the early hours of the morning.
The 74-year-old - whose identity had not been made public Monday evening - was killed at the scene around Times Square, Manhattan.
The MTA's N train was pulling into 49th Street station when the elderly woman was fatally injured.
She died at the scene.
A 74-year-old woman died at Times Square station Monday 3.30am. It's reported she may have fallen while walking between subway train cars
Authorities say she may have been walking between cars when the incident occurred around 3.30am on Monday.
It's believed the victim was crushed after falling from the vehicle.
Police have not revealed the name of the woman who died, pending the notification of her next of kin.
However it has been made public that the victim resided in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
As a result of the incident Northbound N and Q trains were bypassing 49 St while emergency teams responded 'to someone who was struck by a train at that station', New York City Transit announced.