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9-year-old struck by L train in Brooklyn: police

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn – A 9-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he was struck and dragged by a train in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon, police said.

According to police, the boy slipped between the platform and the train at New York Avenue in East New York at the Atlantic L train station around 2:36 p.m.

He was dragged a few car lengths before he was pulled up by his father, cops said.

He was taken to the hospital in stable condition with injuries to his leg.