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Man Struck And Killed By Train At Union Square Station

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Union Square subway station (Photo/Al Jones)

Union Square subway station (Photo/Al Jones)

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NEW YORK (AP) – Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a subway train in Manhattan.

The accident occurred at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Union Square subway station.

NYC Transit says service on the L line has been suspended until further notice between Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.

Police say the 69-year-old man was struck by a Brooklyn-bound L train. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His identity was being withheld pending family notification.

Police say no criminality was suspected.

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