Man pushes longtime hotel phone operator coming home from work into oncoming subway train, killing her, cops say

BART murder

A 49-year-old man shoved a 74-year-old woman into an oncoming BART train in San Francisco on Monday, police say. (KTVU/YouTube)

A shocking incident transpired in San Francisco when a man shoved an elderly woman into the path of an oncoming Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train, killing her in a seemingly random attack.

It occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Monday at the Powell Street Station, according to BART police. A press release said 49-year-old Trevor Belmont, also known as Hoak Taing, pushed a 74-year-old woman as the train approached the station. She hit her head on the train and fell down onto the platform, cops said. Paramedics rushed the woman to a hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

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