On Saturday morning, a 64-year-old man was struck and killed after climbing onto the tracks at the 50th St 8th Ave subway station, to retrieve jewelry he dropped. More details from the NY Post:
The victim was waiting at the southbound C platform at the Eighth Avenue and West 50th Street subway station when he dropped a chain onto the tracks around 11:05 a.m., according to police.
He jumped down on the tracks, and was struck by a train, cops said. Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene.