Last night at around 10:18 p.m., two people were fatally struck by an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train in Queens. The pair apparently "leaped in front" of the Manhattan-bound train at the Hollis station, which is at 193rd Street and Woodhull Avenue.
It took two hours for the bodies to be removed from the track. The victims' ages and identities haven't been released, but the Post reports, "Witnesses said that they saw the pair jump from the platform as the train was approaching the station." The Daily News says police are looking into whether the pair had a suicide pact.
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, and call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.