Man killed by NYC subway train after being pushed

Posted at | Updated as of 12/04/12 6:36 PM

NEW YORK- A man was killed Monday by a New York City subway train after he was pushed from the platform by another man during an altercation, police said.

The incident took place in midtown Manhattan, on an R line platform at a station on Seventh Avenue and 49th Street, a New York Police Department (NYPD) spokesman said.

Police were still searching for the man believed to have pushed the victim onto the tracks, the spokesman added.

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