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LIRR Babylon Branch service restored with delays after person struck: MTA

Posted: 4:50 AM, Mar 05, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-05 06:33:52-05
Long Island Rail Road resumes service after person struck by train

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.