Man crushed by subway train after trying to break up fight

NEW YORK (AP) — A 57-year-old man was crushed to death by a subway train in Harlem after he intervened in an argument and either fell or was pushed onto the tracks, police said.

The confrontation happened at about 3:30 p.m. Friday when Dwayne Brown tried to break up an argument between two women, a police spokesperson said. Another man also got involved in the dispute, and police are trying to determine whether Brown stumbled onto the tracks accidentally or the man pushed him.

Brown was hit by a southbound train and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have made no arrests.

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