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ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train

Beacon Metro-North Station.
Beacon Metro-North Station. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Police have identified the Westchester man who was fatally struck by a Metro-North train near the Beacon station late last week.

A Metro-North spokesperson identified 29-year-old Yonkers resident Joseph Lanza as the unauthorized man who was struck and killed by a train at approximately 12:24 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 on the tracks just south of the Beacon station.

According to the Metro-North spokesperson, Lanza was struck by the 10:43 a.m. train from Grand Central that was due into Poughkeepsie at 12:33 p.m. on the day he was hit. The incident was investigated by the MTAPD. The strike led to delays and cancellations on the Hudson Line.

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