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Man struck by 7-train this morning, resulting in heavy delays for riders

May 25, 2017 Staff Report

A man was struck by the 7 Train this morning in Corona, causing heavy delays for rush hour commuters.

According to the police, a 38-year-old Hispanic man fell on the tracks at about 6:40 am at the 103rd Street-Corona Plaza stop.

It is not known if he jumped or was pushed, the police said. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

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Claire

He should pay our cab fare. 1 hour of traffic on the bridge in the rain of course. Heard he lost a leg and arm. Terrible.

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Neil Levine

As of now, Positive Train Control is an unfunded mandate and collision avoidance a non starter

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