73-Year-Old Man Electrocuted on NYC Subway Track Trying to Grab Papers: NYPD

The victim was not immediately identified by authorities

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A 73-year-old man died after coming in contact with the third rail at a subway station in Manhattan, police said Friday.

The incident unfolded around 1 p.m. at the 125th Street subway station when the man reportedly dropped papers onto the tracks.

Police say the 73-year-old tried to retrieve the papers but made contact with the third rail and died at the scene.

There was no criminality suspected in his death, police added.

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