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MTA: Person killed by LIRR train in Lynbrook

A person was killed Friday night after being hit by a Long Island Rail Road train in Lynbrook, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokeswoman said.

The person was hit about 8:20 p.m., the spokeswoman said. The individual's name, age and gender were not immediately available.

Lynbrook Police would not comment on the incident.

The MTA spokeswoman said police were at the scene, investigating whether it was an accident or a suicide.

The LIRR is accommodating passengers who were delayed by the incident on other trains, she said.

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