Helen McDonald-Phalon Bio
Aspiring Actress McDonald Phalon Died After Being Dragged Onto The Subway By A Train
A young aspiring actress, Helen McDonald Phalon was killed by a subway train early Saturday morning. NYPD is still investigating the death of the actress, 21.
Authorities reported the actress died at around 3 on Saturday morning after she was hit and dragged by a southbound No. 6 subway train at the Union Square station in Manhattan.
preliminary investigation indicates [Phalon’s death was] accidental, however, the investigation is ongoing.
Helen’s mother, Ann McDonald told the WSJ that her daughter had moved to New York City from her home South Carolina pursuing her acting dreams. Ms. McDonald told,
She was an amazing, beautiful light, and I’m devastated.
Helen had been working at ThinkGeek in Manhattan at the time of her death. Some of her fellow workers mourned her death on ThinkGeek’s Facebook page which also promoted a GoFundMe account for Helen’s family on Sunday, 21st April.
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Actress Helen McDonald Phalon died at an early age of 21.
MTA Staff Found the 21 Year Old’s Body on the Tracks at Union Station, One of the ‘Most Dangerous’ Stations in the City
Helen’s boyfriend, Nathanael J. MacIntire, said he and Helen had been in a serious relationship and had even begun talking about having children together one day
She died in the early hours of Saturday, 20th April after she was dragged onto the subway by a train.
Her mother Ann McDonald told Helen relocated to New York City from South Carolina in order to pursue an acting career.
She had been working at ThinkGeek in Manhattan at the time of her death which also expressed its sorrow on her death.
She Was an Aspiring Actress Who Moved to NYC from South Carolina to Study Performing Arts
She Had Gone Out to ‘Blow off Steam’ After a Rough Day at Work, Her Mom Said
She Was In a Relationship & They’d Been Talking About Having Kids One Day
Co-Workers Set Up a Crowdfunding Page to Cover Expenses & It Quickly Filled Up with Messages of Support