Always call DIg Alert – 811

We’re adding this one to our list of the many ways New York City is trying to kill us.

A massive drill nearly tore through a packed F train on Thursday afternoon in what one Metropolitan Transportation Authority supervisor is calling “a near miss.”

“Oh my God! If it had hit the train, you could forget about it! Of course we are concerned,” the supervisor said.

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Photos show how close construction drill bit was to cutting into top of occupied #F train http://t.co/bi5BeIUw5d pic.twitter.com/CoHxtdAwtu
— John Lauinger (@jmlauinger) October 30, 2014

“Somebody made a mistake; maybe a surveyor or a field engineer,” one MTA source told the New York Post. “They drilled into the street, but didn’t realize they were right over the F train tunnel. They weren’t supposed to be in that spot.”

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