Subway surfer severs foot after falling from moving train in Brooklyn: police

Kimberly Dole
February 19, 2020 - 1:15 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A subway surfer had his foot severed after he fell off a train platform around midnight on Wednesday, officials say.

Police say the 32-year-old man was riding on top of a Manhattan-bound J train when he lost his balance near the Myrtle Ave./Broadway stop.

He fell onto the roadbed where his right foot was run over by the train, according to several reports.

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He was transported to Elmhurst Hospital to be treated and is expected to survive.

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