A woman was struck by an F train Friday afternoon, police said, with resultant transit disruptions. The victim was hit at Avenue X in Gravesend, Brooklyn, around 2:28 p.m., the NYPD said. F trains were suspended between the Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue stations, per the MTA, mid-afternoon. Information about the woman's condition was not immediately available.
A woman was struck by an F train Friday afternoon, police said. She was prounced dead at the scene. The victim was hit at Avenue X in Gravesend, Brooklyn, around 2:28 p.m., the NYPD said. F trains, which had seen delays and suspensions, have resumed regular service. The woman's identity is pending family notification. Earlier in the day, a man, who had jumped onto the tracks at the Eighth Avenue station in Sunset Park, was hit by an N train, police said.
A body wrapped in a tarp was pulled from the water in Brooklyn on Saturday by the NYPD and FDNY, police said. An electrical cord was wrapped around the man's leg and tied to a cinder block, the NYPD said. The unidentified man was found shortly before 11 a.m. unconscious near East 58th Street and Avenue U in Mill Basin, the NYPD said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the man’s death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.
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