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LIRR service restored between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma

A tractor trailer that got hung up on

A tractor trailer that got hung up on a barrier while turning from Pine Aire Drive onto Grant Avenue Thursday afternoon, Sept. 11, 2014, caused the Long Island Rail Road to halt traffic between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma stations. Credit: James Carbone

Train service that was suspended in both directions between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale Thursday afternoon has been restored, according to an alert from the Long Island Rail Road.

The service disruption resulted from a disabled tractor-trailer at about 12:45 p.m. at a crossing just east of the Deer Park station, according to an LIRR spokesman and the alert.

A tow truck was called, and the truck has since been moved.

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