LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Long Island Rail Road service along the Babylon Branch has been restored after an early morning suspension between the Babylon station and Rockville Centre due to a person struck by a train, the MTA said.
The MTA's LIRR Twitter account tweeted around 6:20 a.m. that Babylon serviced was restored in both directions and customers can expect delays of 15 to 20 minutes, as well as some train cancellations.
Around 4:40 a.m., the LIRR account announced service was suspended after a person was struck west of Rockville Centre.
The person struck is assumed dead as AIR11 was over the scene as authorities cleared the tracks amid an investigation.
Babylon service is restored in both directions after a person was struck by a train west of Rockville Centre. Customers can anticipate delays of 15-20 minutes in both directions, as well as some cancellations. All westbound trains will make all local stops, including Jamaica.
— LIRR (@LIRR) March 5, 2020