Man Struck by Subway Train at 96th Street

By Tom Liddy on April 1, 2012 10:02am | Updated on April 1, 2012 1:17pm

A C train pulls into the 96th Street station on April 1, 2012.
A C train pulls into the 96th Street station on April 1, 2012.
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MANHATTAN — A man was struck and seriously injured by a train at an Upper West Side station Sunday morning, police said.

The man, in his 50s, was hit by a northbound C train at the 96th Street station, near Central Park West, at 8:10 a.m.

He was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital with head trauma.

A witness saw the man walking on the tracks before he was struck, sources said. It was not immediately clear why he was there.

The train's motorman saw him, but was unable to stop in time, an MTA spokesman said.

Police said there was no criminality suspected in the incident.

An entrance to the 96th Street B and C train station on April 1, 2012.
An entrance to the 96th Street B and C train station on April 1, 2012.
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DNAinfo/Paul Lomax

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