The Straits Times
Published on Dec 04, 2012

Man killed by NYC subway train after being pushed


NEW YORK (AFP) - A man was killed on Monday by a New York City subway train after he was pushed from the platform by another man during an altercation, police said.

The incident took place in midtown Manhattan, on an R line platform at a station on Seventh Avenue and 49th Street, a New York Police Department spokesman said.

Police were still searching for the man believed to have pushed the victim onto the tracks, the spokesman added.