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PICTURED: Brooklyn straphanger who died after being dragged by train and thrown on the tracks

IMAGE: Brooklyn straphanger who died after his foot got caught between train and platform before being dragged onto the rails

  • A passenger of the Q train in Brooklyn was caught on the door as he got off the train and dragged him past the station and onto the track
  • Marcus Bryant, who was 37, was pronounced dead early Thursday morning
  • In January, a woman was killed after a man pushed her onto the tracks at the Times Square station

The straphanger who died Thursday after his foot got caught in the door of a Brooklyn subway and dragged him across the platform onto the track has been identified.

Marcus Bryant, 37, was getting off a Q train northbound at the Avenue M stop in Brooklyn around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday when his foot became wedged between the train and the platform, NYC Transit president Richard Davey said.

He was dragged screaming across the platform by the moving train and then thrown onto the rails, where another train arrived. He was then hit by the oncoming train.

Bryant, 37, was pronounced dead at Maimonides Medical Center on Thursday after EMS left him in a critical condition there.

Bryant, 37, was getting off a train at the Avenue M station in Brooklyn on Wednesday when his foot became trapped, leading to his death.

Bryant was then rushed by EMS to Maimonides Medical Center, where he died early Thursday morning.

The MTA has yet to determine how Bryant died and whether it was the impact of the first train or the second train.

“We will take the facts wherever they lead us and address any issues we encounter,” Davey said.

Davey spoke from Midwood Station on Thursday, where he said there was one witness and MTA employees are being questioned for an investigation.

“We have not made a decision about their mistake, but they are off duty pending investigation,” Davey said.

The tragic incident is the latest subway-related death for New York City.

MTA officials can be seen at the scene of the incident at the Avenue M stop in Brooklyn

MTA officials can be seen at the scene of the incident at the Avenue M stop in Brooklyn

Avenue M subway station in Midwood, Brooklyn, where Marcus Bryant died in a horrific subway accident.

Avenue M subway station in Midwood, Brooklyn, where Marcus Bryant died in a horrific subway accident.

According to the MTA .’s Track Trespassing Task Force reportrail break-ins have steadily increased in recent years, resulting in an increased risk of injury and death.

According to the report, three-quarters of rail break-ins are voluntary, and the task force also found 29 encampments in subway tunnels that some New Yorkers use for shelter.

Transit crime is up 53.6 percent since this time last year — a figure that crystallizes how unsafe the subway has become.

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