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Raw Video: Man Gets Pinned Between Subway Train And Platform

SOHO, N.Y. (WPIX) - In video first obtained by the PIX 11 Morning News, a man who accidentally stepped into the gap between the subway car and the platform had his leg trapped and brutally twisted after the train moved a short distance, dragging him in front of horrified onlookers.

A PIX News viewer sent in cell phone footage of the gruesome accident, which happened just after midnight Thursday as a D train prepared to pull out of Grand St. Station in Lower Manhattan.

The man was taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident highlights a danger that has been a problem with several of the Metropolitan Transit Authority's stations. In January, MTA officials found that the plans for the new South Ferry subway station included a gap between train and platform that was an inch larger than the maximum size mandated by federal regulations.

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Added: Jun-18-2010 Occurred On: Jun-18-2010
By: Adrenaline-OD
Tags: man, trapped, caught, pinned, between, subway, train, platform, New York
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