Man Fatally Struck by Train in Hamilton Heights, Causing Rush Hour Delays

By Ben Fractenberg and Aidan Gardiner  on October 23, 2012 7:05am  | Updated on October 23, 2012 8:43am

 Service on the 1 train is disrupted after a person leapt in front of a train at Broadway and West 137th Street early Monday morning, police said.
Service on the 1 train is disrupted after a person leapt in front of a train at Broadway and West 137th Street early Monday morning, police said.
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HAMILTON HEIGHTS — A man was struck and killed by a 1 train early Monday, forcing major service disruptions during rush hour, officials said.

The unidentified man apparently jumped into the path of a southbound train at the 137th Street - City College subway station just after 5 a.m., the MTA said.

The NYPD does not suspect any criminality.

Service along the 1 train was temporarily disrupted, but was restored around 8 a.m., an MTA spokesperson said. 

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