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Police say teen died while trying stunt at Brooklyn subway stop

Police say a New York City teen has died after attempting to perform a dangerous stunt at a subway station in Brooklyn.
 
The New York Police Department says the victim, an unidentified 14-year-old boy, was riding in between the cars of a southbound L train when he tried to jump onto the platform at the New Lots Avenue station around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday.
 
With the train still pulling into the station, police say the teen missed his mark and landed on the tracks.
 

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The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition, where he later was pronounced dead.
 
The boy's death comes just days after a 31-year-old Bronx man was decapitated while "subway surfing" in Greenwich Village.