LIRR Train Hits, Kills Person in St. James

An eastbound Long Island Rail Road fatally train stuck a person on the tracks in Saint James on Monday morning.

The victim was hit shortly after 11 a.m. by the 10:05 a.m. train from Hicksville due in Port Jefferson at 11:10 a.m., according to the LIRR.

The train was cancelled and service was temporarily suspended in both directions on the Port Jefferson Branch while MTA Police investigators are on the scene.

The identity of the victim was not immediately available.

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