A man died when he was struck by a subway station in Brighton Beach on the morning of Sept. 7 in an apparent suicide, police said.
A witness observed the man jump to his death in front of the Manhattan-bound Q train at the Ocean Parkway station shortly before 9 am, according to a police spokeswoman.
The 33-year-old Brooklyn man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
His black-leather dress shoes were found on the street below the elevated train tracks.
If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide, do not leave the person alone; remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs, or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt; call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273–8255; and take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.
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