MTA officials say a 24-year-old man died this week after being electrocuted while standing on top of a Metro-North train after a Yankees/Red Sox game.
A 31-year-old man hit the third rail at 10:15 p.m. last night.
The death came on the same day in which NYCHA announced disciplinary measures and upgrades after a fatal elevator accident.
A 30-year-old man died after falling onto the subway tracks while trying to switch between cars.
Here's a sobering reminder of why rubber dog booties weren't just created to amuse humans.
Police say that 22-year-old Francisco Diego Jr. was shocked and then hit by a 2 train at the Wakefield-241st Street station just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
A man was electrocuted and fatally struck by a train in lower Manhattan last night.
A witness said he saw the man on the third rail: "It was kind of where his head meets his shoulder. It might have been his neck touching the rail. He was not moving at all."
The third rail has 625 volts of electricity.
Ten people have died in NYC so far as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Here's a preliminary list of the various causes of death, which include drowning, electrocution, and falling trees.
Of course, the electrocution won't actually hurt Blaine at all; in fact, his dumb little stunt may only hurt the environment.
Police say that an 11-year-old upstate NY tween was electrocuted at a mini golf course while on vacation with her family in Florida.
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