The MTA is reporting extensive rush hour subway delays after two people were fatally struck by trains in Manhattan on Thursday evening.
The first victim, a 53-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the 125th Street station in Harlem after he was struck by a northbound 2 train just before 4 p.m., police said.
Around 45 minutes later, a second person, a 25-year-old man, was struck by a southbound E train at 34th Street, according to police and MTA officials. He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital and was later pronounced dead, according to authorities.
The NYPD did not release the victims' names. Neither of the incidents appeared to involve any criminality, cops said.
The 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains are running with extensive delays as of 5:45 p.m., transit officials said.
Southbound A and C trains are running via the D line from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to W 4 Street, while southbound E trains are running via the M line from Fifth Avenue/53rd Street to W 4 Street, according to the MTA.
This story was updated with new information about the victims.