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Don’t try this at home: Mocker struggles to get up from subway tracks

Posted at 12:52 PM, Feb 19, 2013
and last updated 2014-06-06 15:27:20-04

The numbers have been widely reported given recent high profile instances of people on the subway tracks.

Statistically, three people a week fall on the tracks. In 2012, once a week someone died (the actual numbers: 55 people were killed and 33 of those were suicides).

The MTA conducts track training courses for utility crews, workers and police. PIX11 News Reporter Greg Mocker and Photographer Ken Pelczar attended the class.  Mocker also tried to get from the tracks on to the platform.