Blind man suffers minor injuries after falling onto tracks at Brooklyn subway station

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Officials say a blind man was miraculously unharmed after falling onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn as a train pulled into the station.

The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the 15th Street Prospect Park Station.According to police, the victim fell onto the F and G train tracks and was able to roll under the edge of the platform before the train came, Transit Authority confirmed.The power to the tracks was shut off and he was taken to Methodist Hospital where he was treated for minor scrapes and bruises.