Subscriber login

News
What you need to know for 10/23/2017

Man's death on Schenectady train tracks ruled a suicide

Man's death on Schenectady train tracks ruled a suicide

The death of a man who was hit by a train Saturday evening has been ruled a suicide, city police sai

The death of a man who was hit by a train Saturday evening has been ruled a suicide, city police said today.

The incident occurred near Congress Street and 10th Avenue in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood around 8:45 p.m. as an Amtrak crew was moving the empty train to New York City.

Lt. Mark McCracken, a department spokesman, said the victim was known to police and had a history of mental health problems. He said the department’s policy is to not identify people who commit suicide.

View Comments
Hide Comments
0 premium 1 premium 2 premium 3 premium 4 premium 5 premium article articles remaining SUBSCRIBE TODAY

You have reached your monthly premium content limit.

Continue to enjoy Daily Gazette premium content by becoming a subscriber.
Already a subscriber? Log In