NYC subway rider killed after clothing gets caught on train, report says

A New York City subway rider was killed at Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night after being dragged underneath a train, according to a report.

The victim, identified only as being 39 years old, apparently had a piece of clothing caught on the train, law enforcement sources told New York City’s WNBC-TV.

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The victim was later found in the East River tunnel used by the No. 7 train line, which connects Manhattan and Queens. Service on the line was interrupted for several hours, the report said.

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The train also experienced “a mechanical problem as a result of the impact,” subway officials said in a Twitter message.

No further information was immediately available.