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Man electrocuted urinating on subway tracks

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A man died early Monday after being electrocuted along the third rail of a Brooklyn subway line after he stopped to urinate.

It happened about 3:10 a.m. on the southbound G line at union Ave. and Broadway.

Police say two men were walking along the tracks when one "inadvertently" made contact with the third rail, which carries the electric current. DNAinfo reported that the man, identified as Matthew Zeno, 30, had paused to urinate.

The second man tried to help and was shocked but survived. He was rushed to Woodhull Hospital and was listed in stable condition. Police did not release his name.

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