Mother dies, baby survives after fall down NYC subway station stairs

NEW YORK CITY -- A young mother from Connecticut carrying her baby fell to her death at a New York City subway station, police say.

Her 1-year-old daughter survived the fall.

Malaysia Goodson, 22, was found dead on the platform at the 7th Avenue B/D station in Manhattan Monday night.

Police say she was carrying her daughter down the station's stairs when she fell.

Detectives are trying to determine if Goodson had a medical issue that led to the fall.

The baby is now in the custody of her father and grandfather.

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