Man Trying To Break Up Harlem Subway Fight Killed By Train: Report

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July 03, 2020 - 6:51 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – A man was reportedly struck and kill by a subway train as he tried to break up a fight in Harlem on Friday afternoon.

The man intervened during an altercation involving two women on the platform of the 2/3 station at 125th Street and Lenox Avenue around 3:30 p.m., CBS New York reported.

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At some point, an argument ensued between the man and another man on the platform, police said.

That’s when the victim was killed by the train, becoming wedged between the car and platform, according to police.

It’s unclear how the man ended up in the path of the train.

Several reports say police believe the man was pushed onto the tracks by the other man.

The NYPD is searching for the second man involved.

The victim was later identified as 57-year-old Dwayne Brown.