LIRR Train Hits, Kills Man in Hicksville

A westbound Long Island Rail Road train reportedly stuck and killed man at the Hicksville station during the Thursday morning rush-hour commute.

The victim was hit shortly after 8 a.m. by the 5:39 a.m. train from Montauk due in Long Island City at 8:44 a.m., according to the MTA.

Local media outlets reported that the victim, whose identity was not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene.

MTA Police are continuing the investigation into the cause of the incident.

Several trains were delayed as a result but the LIRR said it was operating on or close to schedule two hours later.