Man hit, killed by 'R' train at Union Street station

(08/09/10) UNION STREET - The "R" train is operating on its normal track tonight after it hit and killed a man at the Union Street station earlier today.

MTA officials say it is not yet clear what happened, but sources on the scene say the man was walking on the tracks when the train pulled into the station. Bay Ridge-bound "R" trains bypassed Union Street while police investigated the incident.

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