Published: Fri, September 21, 2018
Sport | By Cameron Gross

Red Sox Fan dies trying to train surf from Yankee Stadium


A 24-year-old Red Sox fan was electrocuted late Wednesday as he tried to climb atop a Metro-North Train on his way home from Yankee Stadium, the New York Post reported.

The train left Yankee Stadium just before 11 p.m.

A man was killed overnight after climbing on top of a Metro-North train and coming into contact with live wires.

Michael Vigeant touched a catenary wire and was electrocuted, MTA officials said. A passenger tells News 12 that Vigeant was with his brother.

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"The train came to a stop, and after awhile the conductor came through looking very nervous, asking if there were any doctors or nurses on board", said Fredericks during a telephone interview with a New Hampshire Union Leader reporter.

Riders said they were trapped inside the powerless train for more than two hours, according to the report, though the MTA said the train was stopped for 30-40 minutes as train personnel got the surviving brother down.

Check back to Daily Voice for updates. "The incident is under investigation and we will release further information when it is available", said Nancy Gamerman a Metro-North spokesman.

The emergency created heavy delays on the railroad line, with passengers from that train reaching New Haven almost two hours late, according to the News. Those passengers also complained about the hot, humid conditions on the train, with some people asking MTA to open the doors to allow fresh air in.

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