Man Killed by E Train at 42nd Street Subway Station

By DNAinfo Staff on October 27, 2011 5:43pm

A man was struck and killed by an E train at the 42nd Street-Port Authority Terminal station on Thurs., Oct. 27, 2011.
A man was struck and killed by an E train at the 42nd Street-Port Authority Terminal station on Thurs., Oct. 27, 2011.
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DNAinfo/Mathew Katz

By Mathew Katz and Tom Liddy

DNAinfo Staff

MIDTOWN — A man was struck and killed by a train at a Midtown subway station Thursday afternoon, sources said.

The man was hit by a Queens-bound E train at the 42nd Street-Port Authority Terminal station just before 4:30 p.m., according to the MTA.

A source said he had jumped into the train's path.

"One minute he was on the platform, and the next he was in front of the train," said a witness at the scene.

C trains were running express from Canal Street to 59th Street and E trains were running express from Canal Street to 42nd Street.

Delays were expected.

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