Saturday 29 April 2017

Teen (13) dies after dropping phone onto subway tracks

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenager has died after attempting to recover her phone from subway tracks in New York.

The young girl (13) died on Sunday after she was hit by an R-Train.

Police said the train came into the station when she was attempting to climb back on the platform, the BBC reported.

New York City Transit released a statement urging customers to alert subway staff if they drop something on to the tracks.

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