Report: Hofstra professor dies after fall on subway platform

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A Hofstra University professor has died after reportedly falling on subway tracks in the city.

Kurt Salzinger died Thursday, weeks after he fell on subway tracks and was injured.

The 89-year-old's wife says he was knocked onto tracks by a rushing subway rider who didn't stop.

Salzinger reportedly escaped Nazi persecution in Europe during World War II.

Salzinger’s colleagues at Hofstra say Salzinger was a psychology pioneer who mentored students and faculty.

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