Subway Rider Dies After Being Dragged Along Platform

April 23, 2019 - 10:14 am

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) The MTA is investigating the death of a rider who was dragged along the platform.

The death is the second such death in the New York subway this year.

Helen McDonald-Phalon was pulled beneath a departing 6 train at Union Square.

Video of the incident shows the woman getting caught between the train and the platform edge around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

In February, a man was dragged to his death by a subway train at Grand Central station.