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Person fatally struck by train in Manhattan: officials

Posted at 10:27 AM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 12:41:38-04

MANHATTAN — A person who possibly suffered cardiac arrest was struck by a train in Manhattan Friday, temporarily impacting subway service in the Bronx and Manhattan, officials said.

Firefighters were on scene when a person was struck by a train after possibly suffering from cardiac arrest (Citizen App)

The 49-year-old man was hit by a southbound train at the 116th St. station, according to the MTA, which first tweeted about the incident just after 9:30 a.m.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Fire officials said man possibly suffered cardiac arrest.

The Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains were impacted during the incident. Service has since resumed.