Woman Pulled To Her Death After Train Doors Close Between Herself And Tethered Dog

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Transit officials said the woman got off the San Francisco train “at the last second” and the dog remained aboard.

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A woman died in San Francisco after a train door closed between herself and her dog, tied her via a hands-free leash, and dragged her along the track.

The woman, identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office as a 41-year-old local amy adams, according to Bay Area Rapid Transit, got off the train “at the last second” at Powell Street station on Monday afternoon.


Train doors closed and his dog aboard, transit officer said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that she “seems to be waving at someone.”

“The train went inside the train with the dog and the woman was pulled over to the track,” transit officials said. The dog was not injured.

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“There was no visible indication that the dog was a service animal, but it is being investigated,” the service said.

“It Was So Painful,” Witness Mike Sim KGO-TV . told. “Everyone was in shock.”

BART Police and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

“This is a tragic loss of life, and we are following all safety protocols,” BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.


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