Man fatally struck by train at Cortelyou Road Station

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Emergency crews remove the body of a 40-year-old man from under a Q train in Flatbush Monday evening.
Photo by Todd Maisel

A 40-year-old man was fatally struck by a Manhattan-bound Q train during the evening rush hour on Monday, transit police said.

Police officials say the victim, not immediately identified, was struck by the train at 6:30 pm on Sept. 21 at the Cortelyou Road Station in Flatbush.

Officers from NYPD Transit District 32, firefighters and emergency service cops rushed to the scene, but found the victim under the train and declared him dead at the location.

Police steer commuters away from the Cortelyou Road station.Photo by Todd Maisel

Cops cleared the station of commuters as they worked to remove the victim from underneath the train. Service was knocked out for more than an hour, but was restored at about 8 pm, authorities said.

Officials say they do not believe the man was victim of a crime, but the incident is under investigation by transit detectives and the MTA.

This story first appeared on AMNY.com.