Police: Man killed after clothing gets caught on moving train

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Police: Man killed after clothing gets caught on moving train Police: Man killed after clothing gets caught on moving train
NEW YORK -

Police say a man was killed in an accident at a crowded subway station in midtown Manhattan after his clothing or bag got caught on a moving train.

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

According to police, the 39-year-old man from Queens got his clothing or bag caught on a moving 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.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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