Update, 4:35 p.m.-Metro spokeswoman Anna Chen says the Red Line's North Hollywood Station has reopened. Trains are running on a single track between the Universal City and North Hollywood stations, and riders should expect delays of about 10 minutes.
A man struck and pinned by a Metro Red Line train in North Hollywood Tuesday was taken to an area hospital in grave condition, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Brian Humphrey of the LAFD Tweeted that firefighters had rescued the victim from underneath a train at 2:13 p.m. He first reported the accident in a tweet at around 1:45 p.m.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are investigating the man ended up being hit by the subway train.
Firefighters worked to de-energize the "third rail'' that powers a subway train to remove the man found underneath the train at 5350 Lankershim Blvd., according to the LAFD.
A firefighter sustained a laceration in the rescue, Humphrey said.
The North Hollywood station was closed as of 2:20 p.m. No word yet on when it would reopen. Metro is offering free shuttle rides to the Universal Station.
Trains are experiencing delays of about 15 to 20 minutes.
This is a developing story. Check back for more details.