Scarsdale student killed after jumping in front of train

Officials say that a person who diedafter jumping in front of a Metro-North express train was a14-year-old high school student. The Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office called Akshay Menon's death

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2008, 1:30 PM

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Scarsdale student killed after jumping in front of train
Officials say that a person who diedafter jumping in front of a Metro-North express train was a14-year-old high school student. The Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office called Akshay Menon's death an apparent suicide. He was a student at Scarsdale HighSchool. Superintendent of Schools Michael McGills calls the student'sdeath a "horrible tragedy." He says the district has a protocolto address such incidents. He says school psychiatrists areplanning to meet Monday to discuss how to proceed. Menon was killed Saturday night when he was struck by a trainnear the Scarsdale train station.


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