Man, 27, dies on NYC subway tracks
A 27-year-old man died Friday when he made contact with the third rail on Manhattan subway tracks and was struck by a train, cops said.
Witnesses told police they spotted a man lying on the third rail at the Houston Street station around 7:30 a.m., cops said. It’s unclear how he ended up on the tracks.
A southbound No. 1 train then pulled into the station and struck the victim, cops said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.