Man loses arm after being struck by train on Staten Island

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A man lost his left arm when he was struck by a train on Staten Island Wednesday night, police said.

The Staten Island Railway train smashed into the 37-year-old near the Pleasant Plains train station at about 10:40 p.m., cops said.

First responders rushed into a nearby bar, Hot Shotz, and asked for a trash bag filled ice to keep the arm cool while they rushed it and the victim to the hospital, witnesses said.

“I hope I saved his arm,” Hot Shotz owner Lucille Borgese told The Post. “I gave them a garbage bag full of ice!”

The victim was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital North and was undergoing surgery to have his arm reattached, police said.

No criminality was suspected, authorities said.

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