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45-year-old Bronx man killed in apparent subway surfing incident

April 3, 2014 8:29:58 AM PDT
A 45-year-old man was killed in an apparent subway surfing incident atop a train in the Bronx Wednesday night.

The victim, identified as Isabel Rios, was found lying on top of the northbound No. 6 train at the Elder Avenue station in the Bronx River section just after 10 p.m.

Authorities say he sustained head trauma after he struck an overhead object, likely a metal support beam.

Witness said they saw him walking between cars to get to the top of one of the subway trains.

The No. 6 line is elevated through the area.


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