Harlem, NY (July 4, 2020) – NYPD confirmed that a man was killed in a fatal train accident in Harlem while he was trying to break up a fight.
According to police, 57-year-old Dwayne Brown from Manhattan was killed when he was struck by a subway train while he was trying to break up a fight that started on the subway platform.
Brown was killed when he fell in between the cars of the moving subway train. It is not known how the accident took place or how he ended up on the tracks.
Two women and a man in his 40s, identified as witnesses, remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Train Accidents in New York
In just one year’s time, over 150 pedestrians lose their lives in collisions in New York, some of which happen on train tracks. The risk for fatalities is greatly increased when large modes of transportation are involved. Families are typically left grieving and wondering how they will move forward financially after they have lost a loved one in one of these horrific accidents. Family members have the right to seek help from a wrongful death attorney in New York after an accident that they believe happened due to negligent reasons.
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