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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.

Reach reporter Rose Adams at radams@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–8306. Follow her on Twitter @rose_n_adams
Updated 5:41 pm, September 19, 2019
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