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Man jumps to his death off 82nd Street station this morning, police say

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June 20, 2017 By Jason Cohen

A 55-year-old man died this morning after jumping from the subway platform at the 82nd Street station in Jackson Heights this morning.

Several people observed the man jump off the platform a little after 8 am on the Manhattan-bound side of the 82nd Street station on the 7 line, above Roosevelt Avenue.

Officers from the 115th Precinct and NYPD Transit District 20 responded. EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.


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God have mercy; so much pain in the world. 55 years old? Who knows what’s going on with everyone around us. Be kind to each other, and with yourself, too.


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