Reports said that a mother died after falling down stairs at a Manhattan subway station as she was holding her baby girl.
At around 8 p.m Monday Malaysia Goodson, 23, fell down the stairs at a midtown Manhattan station, police said.
The mother and her 1-year-old daughter was transported to the hospital.
Goodson was unconsious and prounonced dead in the same day while the child was unharmed following the incident.
According to her 23-year-old brother, the victim was a caring and a protective mother: "I wish I could have helped her", he said.
According to authorities, the city's medical examiner will determine the cause of the death which is described as a heartbreaking tragedy.