The incident happened on January 15 around 9.40 EST; According to the New York Police Department, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police reported that a woman was standing near the N, Q and R train platform on Times Square-42nd Street as the man approached and pushed her in front of the R train heading south.
The suspect was taken into custody. The woman’s name and age were not immediately available.
Her death is the result of a renewed promise by Mayor Eric Adams to increase police presence at subway stations to prevent crime.
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