New York woman, 21, dies after being dragged by Manhattan subway train

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New York police are still investigating the death of a young aspiring actress who was killed by a subway train early Saturday morning.

Authorities say Helen McDonald Phalon, 21, of Brooklyn, New York, died after she was hit and dragged by a southbound No. 6 subway train at the Union Square station in Manhattan around 3am.

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New York Police indicated Phalon's got her clothes or body parts caught by the train as it pulled into the station.

Surveillance cameras captured the moment Phalon was dragged a ways on the platform before she ultimately was pulled onto the tracks where she was killed, police said.

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The Metro Transit Authority cut power to the tracks as emergency responders tried to save Phalon who was pronounced dead at the scene.

'Preliminary investigation indicates [Phalon's death was] accidental, however, the investigation is ongoing,' New York police said in an emailed statement.

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