By Youjung Jun
MANHATTAN — A man was struck and killed by an uptown 1 train in Chelsea Wednesday, authorities said.
The unidentified victim was hit by the northbound train at the 28th Street Station, at Seventh Avenue, at 11:42 a.m., fire and police officials said.
Uptown trains were running express between the Chambers Street and the Times Square-42nd Street stations, according to the MTA.
It was not immediately clear how the person ended up on the tracks.
Service resumed about 12:30 p.m., according to the MTA's web site.
A police officer at the scene said the man died instantly.
"It's horrible. It's a human life," said Decastro Julio, 44, of Queens, who was passing by at the time of the incident. "It's awful."