Tragic: NY mother fatally fell down stairs while carrying baby

18 days ago

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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.