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Woman Run Over by NYC Trains 3 Times, Survives

 
Woman Run Over by NYC Trains 3 Times, Survives
Posted June 30th, 2014 @ 11:25am by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – New York City's subway system claimed 53 lives in 2013; a 22-year-old narrowly, and miraculously, avoided being added to 2014's tally yesterday morning. Mary Downey, a 22-year-old Irish immigrant living in the Bronx, fell onto the tracks at a Times Square station around 6am; she was, in the New York Post's telling, drunk and staggering. The fall not only broke Downey's shoulder: It also put her in the path of an oncoming N train. She didn't have time to exit the rails, so she apparently "rolled to the platform and was in between the platform and the train when the train came into the station," according to an FDNY official.

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