A woman was killed Tuesday after fainting at a subway platform, falling onto the tracks and getting struck by a subway train.
According to authorities, the horrific incident happened at the Utica and Eastern Parkway station at around 10:30 a.m. The victim, who was not identified, suddenly fainted and struck by a southbound No. 3 train.
Witnesses watched in horror as the shocking incident unraveled.
Officials closed the subway station as a result of the freak accident. Southbound 3 trains are running express between Atlantic Ave and Utica, according to the MTA website.