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Man pulls woman onto subway tracks, killing both, police say

NEW YORK — A man and a woman were struck and killed by a New York City subway train after police say he pulled her off the platform and they both fell onto the tracks.

Police say 42-year-old Cynthia Raiser and the 54-year-old man were hit around 4:45 p.m. Thursday at the Broadway Junction station in Brooklyn.

She was pronounced death at the scene. The man died at a hospital. His name has not been released.

Police say they believe Raiser and the man were dating. They’ve classified her death as a homicide.

An investigation is continuing.

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