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Woman dead after jumping in front of subway at the Barclays Center: Authorities

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A woman was killed after she jumped in front of an oncoming B train at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

The woman, who police described as in her 60s, was fatally struck by a Manhattan-bound B train at about 12:27 pm, officials said. Another person, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Brooklyn Hospital Center for non-life-threatening injuries, according to a fire department spokesman.

It is unclear how the hospitalized person was injured.

B and Q trains were delayed in both directions for about 90 minutes after the incident, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman said.

Reach reporter Natalie Musumeci at nmusumeci@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505. Follow her at twitter.com/souleddout.
Updated 10:15 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

vincent maresca from arizona says:
the lady that jumped in front of the train is my aunt
Oct. 11, 2013, 7:42 am
John Wasserman from Windsor Terrace says:
Hi Vincent. John Wasserman. I hope you are dealing with your loss in an appropriate manner, and I personally apologize for your loss. I do have a question, if you don't mind my asking. I've been following this story for over a week now, and I think that there is more to this story than meets the eye. Can you please "shed some light" on the matter? I hope that you will respond to this interview. Signed, John Wasserman
Oct. 14, 2013, 1:12 pm
Christina Maresca from Marine park says:
I would appreciate it if you would please let my aunt rest. There is no story here. Thank you.
Oct. 15, 2013, 5:52 pm
Jo Maresca from Arizona says:
Brava!! Let my sister rest in paradise.
Oct. 15, 2013, 5:58 pm
vincent maresca from arizona says:
yes i would say what my sister and other aunt says i only sayed that because i loved my aunt very much and she will be missed in my heart everyday....
Oct. 16, 2013, 12:34 pm

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