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Person Struck, Killed By Train On Long Island

A person was hit and killed by a train on the LIRR near Brentwood.
A person was hit and killed by a train on the LIRR near Brentwood. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

An unidentified person was struck and killed by a train on the Long Island Railroad.

The person, who was on the tracks, was struck around 6:40 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19, east of Brentwood, said MTA Spokesman Michael Cortez.

Service was suspended between Ronkonkoma and Hicksville during the recovery efforts. Service was restored at approximately 8 a.m., with residual delays lasting up to 90 minutes, Cortez said. 

No criminality is suspected, he added. 

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