Man Caught in Subway Doors Is Dragged to His Death in New York: MTA

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A commuter trying to get onto a train just as its doors were closing became caught in those doors and was dragged to his death in Queens, New York, an MTA official told KTLA sister station WPIX.

The F train in New York is pictured. (Credit: WPIX)

The F train in New York is pictured. (Credit: WPIX)

The incident happened about 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens station, the agency's spokesman said.

The man, who has not been identified, was trying to board a southbound F train when he became stuck and was dragged as the subway pulled out of the station, officials said.

He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Further details were not immediately available. An investigation is underway, the MTA said.