Transit L train restored between Manhattan, Brooklyn after man hit by train, officials say The L train was shut down between Eighth Avenue in Manhattan and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn for about an hour, per the MTA. L train service was disrupted between Manhattan and Brooklyn after a man was fatally struck by a train at the Sixth Avenue station, police and the MTA said on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org @L_Cook865 Updated January 16, 2018 3:20 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man was fatally struck by a train in Manhattan on Tuesday, causing service changes on the L line, according to police and the MTA. The man was pronounced dead at the Sixth Avenue L train station in Manhattan around 1:15 p.m., police said. Details surrounding how the man was hit were not immediately available, but police said it did not appear to be criminal in nature. As a result, the L train was shut down between Eighth Avenue in Manhattan and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn for about an hour, per the MTA. Full service on the line was restored just before 3 p.m., the agency said. By Lauren Cook email@example.com @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.