MANHATTAN — A man was fatally struck by a New York City subway train after he grabbed someone's cellphone and jumped onto the tracks to flee, officials said.
Police said the unidentified man snatched a phone at the Canal Street station on the No. 1 subway line at about 4 a.m. He jumped onto the tracks and was hit by a northbound train. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Subway service was delayed in both directions while police investigated.