23 Aug 2014
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Update: Limited LIRR Service After Person Struck

Huntington, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma lines temporarily suspended Monday morning for police investigation.

Update: Limited LIRR Service After Person Struck Update: Limited LIRR Service After Person Struck Update: Limited LIRR Service After Person Struck

Long Island Rail Road service was suspended Monday morning on three lines after a person was struck on the tracks west of New Hyde Park, the MTA said.

The 7:41 a.m. train westbound from Oyster Bay struck an unauthorized person on the tracks west of New Hyde Park station at approximately 8:30 a.m., MTA spokesman Sam Zambuto said. 

The train is being held while MTA Police investigate the incident. 

As a result, all LIRR service on Huntington, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma lines was temporarily suspended. The MTA said limited service was restored at 9:15 a.m.

Delays of 30-60 minutes are expected.

Update: a LIRR spokesperson has identified that the person struck was a woman.

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