59-year old fatally struck by train, possibly while trying to receive item dropped on tracks at the Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike station in Queens, New York
Straphanger killed by NYC subway train, possibly while retrieving dropped item
Cops believe that the woman went onto the tracks to pick up the unspecified item she had dropped, just before a northbound E train rolled into the Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike station around 2:45 a.m., cops said.
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