April 8, 2020, By Michael Dorgan
A man is dead after he was struck by a 7 train at the 90th Street subway station this afternoon, MTA officials and the police said.
The man is the third person to have been hit by a 7 train in the space of a week.
Police said that that the victim jumped in front of a Queens-bound 7 train at around 1:25 p.m., according to the police.
Emergency Medical Services pronounced the man dead at the scene, police said.
Power was turned off at the station to allow first responders to the scene and services were suspended between 61 St-Woodside and Flushing-Main St station for almost two hours, according to an MTA tweet.
7 trains have resumed making regular station stops after a person was fatally struck by a train at 90 St-Elmhurst Av.https://t.co/92lI3VwDnY
— NYCT Subway. Stay Home. Stop the Spread. (@NYCTSubway) April 8, 2020
Today’s incident comes just a day after a man jumped in front of a Flushing-bound 7 train as it pulled into the 52nd Street station in Woodside. Police said yesterday that he is was not likely to survive and there have been no updates on his condition.
On April 1, a man jumped in front of the Flushing-bound 7 train at the 46th Street-Bliss Street station in Sunnyside and was killed.
3 people jumping on train tracks means they are not mentally stable. Where is the mayor’s wife and her mental illness helping department? Not to mention the millions of dollars she was given to help the mentally ill in this city? Anybody? Somebody?