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45 year-old Fernando Balbuena Flores recently commited suicide at the Kingsbridge Road Subway Station by jumping in front of a moving train. When he jumped onto the tracks, he took his five year-old daughter with him.

The five year-old survived due to her falling into a space between the tracks where the train could not hit her. She was taken to the hospital after the incident to take care of a few scrapes and bruises, but she is in stable condition. 

 The man jumped just before 8 a.m. According to witnesses, he was heard on the phone saying “Goodbye” and “I don’t care” in Spanish. Jairo Torres, a witness, managed to get the girl out from under the train and onto the platform before first responders got there.

World Journalism Preparatory School 8th grader, Vincient Bayer, tells me, “I take the train to school every day, so hearing about this incident is really scary and makes me scared of taking the train because anyone can just push you onto

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