Person Struck by Train in Manhattan; Subway Service Impacted: Officials

WPIX 11 - August 03, 2019

by ASHLEY SOLEY-CERRO

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.

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.