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LIRR: Service restored after train hits and kills person in Wyandanch

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Police on the scene where a Long Island Rail Road train struck and killed a person in Wyandanch late Wednesday night, officials said. Credit: Joseph Cassano

Service on the Ronkonkoma branch was restored early Thursday morning after a person was struck and killed by a train in Wyandanch late Wednesday night, the Long Island Rail Road said.

The person, who was not authorized to be on the tracks, was hit about 10:30 p.m. near the Wyandanch station, leading to a service suspension in both directions between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma, the LIRR said.

Service was restored shortly before 1 a.m. No further details were immediately available. 

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police are investigating, officials said. 

With Robert Brodsky

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