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LIRR: Ronkonkoma Branch train fatally hits person on tracks

Emergency responders were called to the Long Island

Emergency responders were called to the Long Island Rail Road station in Central Islip after a Ronkonkoma Branch train hit an unauthorized person on the tracks early Tuesday. Credit: Stringer News Service

An unauthorized person on the Long Island Rail Road tracks in Central Islip was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday, the railroad said.

The fatality occurred about 12:40 a.m. and service on the Ronkonkoma Branch was suspended in both directions until 3:15 a.m., the railroad said.

An investigation was continuing, the railroad said.

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