Person Hit By Downtown 1 Train at Columbus Circle

By Julie Shapiro on July 20, 2012 3:46pm | Updated on July 20, 2012 4:43pm

A person was struck by a Downtown 1 train at Columbus CIrcle July 20, 2012.
A person was struck by a Downtown 1 train at Columbus CIrcle July 20, 2012.
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COLUMBUS CIRCLE — A person was seriously hurt after being struck by a 1 train at the Columbus Circle station Friday afternoon, fire officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

The person was struck by a Downtown 1 train just before 3 p.m., according to an FDNY spokesman and an MTA spokesman.

The victim was taken to St. Luke's – Roosevelt Hospital in cardiac arrest, the FDNY spokesman said.

Service was briefly disrupted on the 1, 2 and 3 lines but resumed by 4 p.m., the MTA said.

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