Originally posted on The New York Observer:
Reports from the scene indicate a man struck by the N train in Midtown on Monday may have been pushed. The incident occurred in the 49th Street and 7th Avenue subway station around 12:30 p.m., after the victim fell from the platform. He tried to climb to safety but didn’t make it. He was transported to Roosevelt Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The station was evacuated after the incident and N, Q and R trains from all directions directed to bypass the 49th Street Station.