Police: Man high on synthetic pot falls on train tracks

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Police say a man who smoked a synthetic form of marijuana known as K2 fell on train tracks in Brooklyn.

The 51-year-old man admitted to being high on the drug when he slipped off the platform at the Myrtle Avenue and Broadway subway station.

Police say the man landed inches away from the third rail, which carries a lethal charge of 625 volts.

Emergency responders lifted the man off the tracks and took him to Kings County Hospital.

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