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April 04, 2014

NY subway surfer hits head, dies

The 45-year-old struck an overhang while on top of the train car; he was pronounced dead on the scene from severe head trauma

NEW YORK — A 45-year-old man was killed Wednesday night as he was riding atop a 6 train in Soundview and his head hit a piece of overhanging subway infrastructure, police said.

The subway surfer, whose name was not immediately released, was riding north on a stretch of elevated track from the Whitlock Avenue station to the Elder Avenue station, near Westchester Avenue, when he struck the solid object about 10:15 p.m., an NYPD spokesman said.

He suffered severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Read full story45-Year-Old Subway Surfer Dies Riding Atop 6 Train, NYPD Says

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