Visually Impaired Man Hit by Subway Train

The man was apparently walking too close to the tracks when he was struck by the northbound No. 1 train

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012  |  Updated 12:38 PM EDT
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Visually Impaired Man Struck by Subway

A visually impaired man in the subway station with his service dog was clipped a train Wednesday morning, MTA officials said.

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A visually impaired man in the subway station with his service dog was clipped a train Wednesday morning, MTA officials said.

The man was apparently walking too close to the tracks when he was struck by the northbound No. 1 train at the 66th Street station around 10:20 a.m., authorities said.

He was taken to St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

Service was suspended for about 30 minutes, the MTA said.

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