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Subway Deaths

Transit Worker Struck And Killed By E Train

Posted 06.24.2013 | New York

A New York City transit worker was killed early Wednesday morning after being struck by a train. NY1 reports 48-year-old Louis Moore was working a...

9 People Struck By Trains In Last 6 Days

Posted 02.25.2013 | New York

An unidentified woman was struck by an oncoming southbound 1 train in Washington Heights on Monday. The woman, believed to be in her 60's, was hit...

Bloody MetroCards To Raise Awareness Of Subway Deaths

| Posted 02.07.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — The city's public transit union will be distributing creepy mock MetroCards Thursday to...

Man Charged In Subway Killing Says He Heard Voices In His Head

AP | Posted 02.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The man who police say pushed another man to his death in front of an oncoming New York City subway train says he was high on drugs a...

Journalist Witnesses Man Rescue Man From Subway Train

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New Yorkers do care: A fellow rider helped a man who wound up on the subway tracks. It occurred days after another man was pushed to his ...

What To Do If You Fall On The Subway Tracks

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.06.2012 | New York

In 2011, 147 people were hit by New York City subway trains, a 15 percent increase over 2010. 50 of those incidents proved fatal, according to a recen...

Suspect In Connection To Fatal Subway Push Arrested

Posted 12.20.2012 | New York

Police have arrested a man suspected of pushing 58-year-old Ki-Suck Han onto the subway tracks at 49th Street, officials said Tuesday. The New Yor...

Man Dead After Being Pushed In Front Of Train

Posted 12.03.2012 | New York

An unidentified man died Monday after being struck by a New York City subway train. Authorities believe he was pushed onto the tracks. Officials co...

A History Of Deaths On The New York City Subway

ANIMAL NEW YORK | Posted 07.25.2012 | New York

The New York City subway averages 26 suicides a year and claims around 200 victims total. Is it any wonder that we're all slightly more sketched out w...

PHOTO: MTA Launches 'Be Safe. Be Smart' To Help Prevent Subway Fatalities

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

In light of recent subway fatalities, including four unrelated deaths experienced in a single weekend in January, the MTA has launched "Be Safe. Be Sm...

42 Percent Of Accidental Subway Deaths Involve Alcohol

Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

Subways tend to get pretty sloppy and slurry at night, especially after bars in New York yell "last call!" Luckily, the collective morning-after hango...

Woman Hit And Killed By 6 Train After Falling Onto Tracks

| Meredith Hoffman and Ben Fractenberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- A young woman was struck and killed Wednesday by a subway train at the East 77th Street station on the Lexington Avenue line, autho...

Man Jumps In Front Of L Train After Girlfriend Won't Take Him Back

nydailynews.com | By Clare Trapasso and Joe Kemp | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

A man jumped in front of a train in Brooklyn Saturday, killing himself after his ex-girlfriend refused to take him back, sources said. The man, who...

MTA Looking For A Way To Curb Rise In Subway Deaths

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the wake of several recent deaths caused by subway trains, the MTA is looking for ways to prevent the loss of life on the tracks. The authority is...

Police ID Woman Crushed To Death By 6 Train

nytimes.com | AL BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The 48-year-old woman who was crushed to death by a subway train on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Thursday afternoon has been identified as Rose M. M...