An aspiring New York actress was pulled to her death by a subway train at the Union Square station in Manhattan on early Monday morning, April 22nd. This is the second dragging death of a rider on a platform this year.
The 21-year-old woman, identified by her family as Helen McDonald-Phalon, was at the Union Square station at about 3 a.m. when she was pulled underneath a southbound No. 6 train. Eyewitnesses told investigators that Ms. McDonald-Phalon appeared to be dragged by the train. She was found underneath the train with severe body trauma and pronounced dead at the scene.
Both the NYPD and MTA are investigating the incident.
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