A Metropolitan Transportation Authority train operator died whereas working at the Mosholu Yard in the Bronx Thursday morning, officers mentioned.
Azure Forde, 38, who joined the MTA as a train operator in Could, was believed to have had a attainable medical episode whereas on the job at round 8:20 a.m, officers mentioned. She was found unconscious and unresponsive between tracks 10 and 11 at the Bronx facility, the MTA mentioned in an announcement. An official reason behind demise was not but decided by the health worker’s workplace as of Thursday night.
“The transit family is heartbroken to have lost a colleague as she was putting a train into service at the Mosholu Yard to help move New Yorkers, and we are conducting a thorough investigation to determine what happened,” Transit President Richard Davey mentioned in an announcement.
First responders answering a 911 name found Forde laying on the train tracks face up, police mentioned. She was transported to Montefiore Hospital, the place she was pronounced dead.
The NYPD mentioned there was no trauma to her physique, and it was not believed that she was hit by a train or had any contact with the third rail.
A spokesperson for the metropolis health worker mentioned extra data could be out there after an examination scheduled on Friday.