Man retrieving item from tracks hit by subway train

April 19, 2014 12:14:46 PM PDT
A man was struck and killed by a subway train in Midtown Manhattan Saturday morning.

Police say the 64-year old was hit by a southbound train at 50th Street and Eighth Avenue at about 11 a.m.

According to investigators, he jumped onto the track to retrieve personal property that he had dropped, possibly a necklace.

Service on the A, C, and E lines was disrupted while police investigated the incident.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.