An unidentified male's body was found underneath a platform at the Long Island Rail Road station in Wantagh Sunday morning, an MTA official said.

MTA Long Island Rail Road spokesman Salvatore Arena said the body was discovered about 7:30 a.m. between the track and the south side train platform.

Arena said a crew member on the Babylon bound train, which left Penn Station in Manhattan at 6:25 a.m., spotted the body when it made a stop in Wantagh.

The crew member called MTA police. The Nassau County medical examiner also responded to the scene about 9:15 a.m., Arena said.

"The body was not on the tracks but off to the side," Arena said.

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Arena said the train was taken out of service and the passengers transferred to the next train to Babylon. He added service was canceled for the westbound 8:09 a.m. train from Babylon that was due at Penn Station at 9:12 a.m.

The investigation was continuing and no further details were immediately available.

CORRECTION: An initial version of this story incorrectly described the operator of the train.