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Woman Survives Being Run Over by 3 Subway Trains

On Sunday morning, Mary Downey, a 22-year-old Irish immigrant living in the Bronx, stumbled off the platform at a Times Square subway station and had three trains pass over her before a conductor spotted her waving for help. It appears she survived by rolling into the space between the tracks and the platform, and a friend says she suffered only a fractured shoulder. It looks like her luck has finally run out though, as news of her allegedly drunken escapade is featured on the cover of today’s New York Post.

Woman Run Over by 3 Subway Trains, Survives