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2 killed in subway-related deaths over the weekend

Posted at 10:30 AM, Feb 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-25 11:10:22-05

Two people were hit by two different subway trains over the weekend, according to officials.

On Sunday, a man committed suicide by jumping in front of an incoming E train at the West 23rd Street station.

Cops say he made a running leap onto the tracks right before the train arrived.

All C trains were then temporarily suspended while all E trains were re-routed.

Meanwhile on Saturday, a man believed to be drunk fell in front of a D train in the Bronx.

Both of his legs were sliced off.

An MTA worker says the unidentified man got up from a bench, stumbled across the platform and fell into the tracks at the 161st Street Yankees Stadium stop.

The New York Post reports the man tried to get up but was mowed down by the train.

The MTA says there have now been seven subway-related deaths or injuries in the past six days.