Boy, 2, fatally struck by New York City subway train

# 08:53
12 December 2019

A 2-year-old boy was struck by an oncoming train at the Fulton St. subway station in NYC's Manhattan borough on Wednesday, local police said, APA reports citing Fox News. 

According to the authorities, the child became trapped between the platform and the northbound number 2 train at 5:36 p.m., which resulted in his tragic death.

At the time, his mother was reportedly walking down the stairs holding bags and the toddler was apparently walking ahead of her.

NYCT President Andy Byford said in a statement that the incident was under investigation.