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Man Dies on Red Line Subway Tracks

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If the red line seems slow today, now you know why. The Los Angeles Fire Department is reporting that a man either fell or jumped inito the path of the North Hollywood bound Metro Red Line train at the Westlake/MacArthur Park subway station shortly before 8:40 a.m.

The subway train was unable to stop before striking the man, who was found trapped beneath the trainset. Despite the prompt response of Los Angeles Fire Department personnel, the man proved beyond their help, and was declared deceased at the scene.

Stay behind that yellow line!

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