A Nesconset teen died Tuesday night after being struck by a train in New York city, multiple news outlets are reporting.
New York City Police confirmed the death on Wednesday morning, however could not confirm the identity of the 18-year-old male, who was attempting to cross the tracks in Manhattan around 6:30 p.m. when he was hit.
According to police, the No. 2 train was heading northbound at the 79th Street and Broadway station at the time of the accident, when Armstrong reportedly tried crossing the tracks at 6:29 p.m.
Locals had taken to Twitter in the aftermath of the loss, tweeting with #StayStrongSmithtown to support one another and remember Armstrong.
Ariel Ramage tweeted, "Life is so unpredictable and too often underappreciated."