Man accidentally killed by 7 train at Grand Central subway station

NEW YORK  — Police are investigating the death of a man who was killed in an accident at a crowded subway station in midtown Manhattan.

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 42nd Street and Grand Central subway station.

Police say the 39-year-old man from Queens got his clothing or bag caught on a moving 7 train and was dragged down the platform and onto the tracks where he struck an electric power box.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

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