A young man was killed after falling under a train on the Moscow subway, in what investigators believe was a failed attempt to ride on the roof of a rail car.
The man — who appeared to be about 18 years old and had student ID on his person — fell under the train at the Shipilovskaya station on the light-green line at mid-afternoon on Sunday, a Moscow police spokesperson said, Interfax reported.
"The body was retrieved within seven minutes," the spokesperson said.
Investigators believe that the man may have been a thrill-seeker trying to ride on the roof of the train, the spokesperson said.
Another thrill-seeker was detained by police at the end of the two-week New Year's holiday in January for riding in the gap between two rail cars.