NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman was fatally hit by a New York City subway train after falling on the tracks at a busy station, police said.

Authorities were continuing Sunday to investigate details of the death Saturday afternoon. It happened at the Union Square station in Manhattan.

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The woman apparently accidentally tumbled onto the tracks around 3:15 p.m., as a southbound No. 4 train approached, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman said.

The Fire Department said she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The woman was in her 20s. Her name hasn’t been released.

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