Police: Man killed in Greenwich Village was apparently 'subway surfing'

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police say a man who was struck and killed on the subway tracks in Manhattan was apparently subway surfing.

The man attached himself to a door frame on a southbound F train. He then fell off inside the tunnel near West 4th Street around 3 p.m. Saturday, police say.

First responders evacuated approximately 500 people from the train following the incident.

Police continue to investigate the incident.