A train struck and killed a man at the Sheepshead Bay subway station on Tuesday, according to police.
The operator of a northbound Q train threw on the emergency breaks after spotting a man on the tracks near Sheepshead Bay Road and E. 15th Street shortly after 8 p.m., but was unable to slow the train in time and slammed into the victim, cops said.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene and pronounced the man dead at 8:25 p.m., according to authorities.
Users on the social crime-reporting app Citizen claimed the victim fell onto the tracks, but a spokeswoman for the Police Department had no information regarding how he ended up in harms way, saying only that investigators do not suspect criminality.
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