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Straphanger drags ‘body’ off NYC subway in wild video

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Only in New York.

Wild video shows an impatient straphanger dragging the limp body of a drugged-up commuter off a subway car in an effort to jumpstart service.

The crazy clip, posted on X Friday, shows the person being dragged onto the platform at the 59th Street and Lexington Avenue station on March 7 as a crowd of commuters watch in horror.

William Parker, who originally posted the video on the day of the incident but it has since gone viral, claimed that the man moved the person from the train “in hopes that we moving.”

Video posted online showed a man apparently dragging a body from a subway car on March 7. Instagram/parkernyc917
The straphanger drags the unidentified man onto the platform at the 59th Street and Lexington Avenue station. Instagram/parkernyc917

He also shared footage showing the moments before, when a man in a green jacket was seen on the ground with his hand slumped over the bench.

“THIS [IS] WHY LIFE IS TRASH HERE, U WORK ALL DAY AND THE ONLY TRAIN THAT TAKES U HOME IS THIS, AND NOW IT’S OUTTA SERVICE,” Parker captioned the video.

After the unidentified man drags the unconscious man out of the train, another man could be seen checking the body for a pulse.

“He’s not dead, he’s still alive,” the man says.

Another video shows an unidentified man slumped over a subway bench. Instagram/parkernyc917

A spokesperson for the MTA confirmed to The Post that the incident occurred on March 7, and involved a man in a “drugged state.”

By the time police arrived at 6:11 p.m., the man refused medical attention and walked out of the station, cops said.

Meanwhile, the train continued on its way, according to the MTA spokesperson.



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