Person struck by train, killed in Astoria: police

ASTORIA, Queens — A man died after being struck by a train in Astoria on Friday, according to police.

The man, 57, was struck at the 30th Avenue stop at 11:23 a.m., police said. He died at the scene.

Witnesses told police the man jumped.

The incident caused hours of train delays for the N, Q, R and W lines, according to the MTA.

Earlier, no W trains were running and no N trains were running north of Queensboro Plaza, MTA said. There also were considerable delays and limited service on the N, Q and R lines.

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