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MTA: LIRR service partially restored after earlier suspension

Service was restored late Tuesday night on one of two Long Island Rail Road tracks in Carle Place after being suspended earlier when an unauthorized person was struck by a train, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

LIRR service had been suspended in both directions between Jamaica and Hicksville on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay lines after the person was struck shortly after 10 p.m. in Carle Place, the MTA said.

A Nassau police spokeswoman said the individual was struck by the a train while on tracks at the Carle Place station. The spokeswoman could not provide details of the person's condition.

Police, EMS and LIRR personnel were at the scene late Tuesday night. The MTA's website advised riders to expect delays and cancellations on the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches.

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