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1 dead after non-passenger LIRR train strikes vehicle in Brentwood

Posted: 8:51 PM, Jan 09, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-09 21:49:37-05

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — One person was killed after a Long Island Rail Road non-passenger train struck a car in Brentwood Monday night.

The unauthorized vehicle was hit by a train west of the Brentwood station around 8 p.m.

Service was suspended in both directions between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma. By 9:30, the MTA had restored service.

Commuters should expect delays of up to an hour as regular service resumes.

No other details about the death were made available.

This is a developing story, check back for updated information.