subway The man was found on the tracks, and pronounced dead at the scene. Credit: Miles Dixon

A 58-year-old man was struck and killed by a subway train in Queens early this morning, police said.

Cops responded to a call of a person struck about 3:23 a.m. along the northbound E line near 46th Street and Broadway in Astoria. They discovered the man lying on the tracks unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. NBC News reported that the man was a transit worker who was working on the tracks when he was hit.

 
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