CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A senior citizen was killed Friday afternon at the Downtown Carrollton DART Station after he stumbled off the platform into a moving train.

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DART Spokesman, Morgan Lyons said the 67-year-old man was walking toward the train as it was leaving the station just before 5 p.m.  Lyons says the man was pulled under and dragged nearly 200 feet to his death.

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The train was northbound on the Green Line. The station reopened around 7:15 pm.  Meanwhile, the Green Line was delayed more than an hour.

During the delay, DART ran a shuttle bus from its Farmers Branch and Trinity Mills stations ot the downtown Carrollton station.

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