Dog fatally struck by subway after running away from owner

A wayward pit bull allegedly ran from its owner — and was struck and killed by a southbound Number 6 subway train at the Central Park North-110th Street station Saturday morning, officials said.

Power was turned off on the track for three hours while cops brought the injured dog to safety.

The drama unfolded at 10 a.m. when police responding to calls of a pit bull hit by a train found the dog laying in the roadbed, said an NYPD spokesman, who identified the pup as “Hulk.”

Officers placed Hulk into a black animal crate and into a waiting unmarked Ford Hybrid outside the station, a witness said.

The dog was then taken to a local animal care and control center, where it later succumbed to its injuries, an Animal Centers of New York spokesperson told The Post, who said the pup was actually named “Hope.”

“Unfortunately Hope did not make it. Her Injuries were just too severe,” spokeswoman Katy Hansen said.

The dog’s owner allegedly brought her into the subway station, and followed her onto the tracks when she “got loose,” said cops, who issued him a summons for entering the subway system with a non-service dog.

MTA spokeswoman Kayla Shults said 6 trains were running on the express track during the episode.

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