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Mom of girl who survived dad’s train leap ran to station

The Bronx mom whose 5-year-old girl narrowly survived her suicidal father’s leap in front of a train Monday morning made a desperate run from the family’s home to the nearby subway station when she suspected something was wrong, relatives said.

Niurka Caraballo received a troubling phone call from Fernando Balbuena shortly after he left their Grand Concourse apartment with their daughter, Ferni Balbuena, around 8 a.m. this morning, said Luis Sanchez, the godfather of the couple’s son.

At the Kingsbridge Road 4-train station — less than a half-mile from the family’s home — Balbuena, 45, scooped his daughter up and leaped into the path of an oncoming southbound train, according to cops and horrified witnesses.

Balbuena died, but Ferni miraculously survived, crawling out from under the train nearly unscathed, in an emotional scene caught on video.

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