Person struck by LIRR train near East Rockaway


A person was struck by a train near East Rockaway on Saturday morning, closing the tracks for about 90 minutes, according to the MTA

The unidentified person was struck by a train traveling from Long Beach to Penn Station at about 5:45 a.m. East Rockaway firefighters and paramedics responded with an ambulance and the incident was under investigation by MTA police. No details regarding the person struck or their condition were provided at press time.

The accident caused 40 minute delays for trains on the Long Beach line on Saturday, but service returned to its normal schedule at 7:18 a.m.