Man dies after jumping on subway tracks while holding 5-year-old

Man dies after jumping on subway tracks while holding 5-year-old
Man dies after jumping on subway tracks while holding 5-year-old

By EDWIN SOTO

0n 9/23/2019 at around 8:00 am a father apparently jumped onto the subway tracks with his 5-year-old daughter at the W.Kingsbridge Road & Jerome Ave.# 4 Line Station.

The 45-year-old father talking on the phone, saying the words "I don't care" and "goodbye" in Spanish before jumping on the tracks with his daughter.

Miraculously, the 5-year-old fell into a crevice between the tracks and survived.
A Good Samaritan, Jairo Torres, rescue the girl from underneath the train.

Man dies after jumping on subway tracks while holding 5-year-old

Man dies after jumping on subway tracks while holding 5-year-old. Pictures by Edwin Soto.