DEER PARK - The Long Island Rail Road says a pedestrian on the tracks near the Deer Park train station was struck and killed this morning.

The incident happened around 7:50 a.m. on Carl's Straight Path. The road crosses the tracks just west of the station.

The victim was identified by Metropolitan Transportation Authority police as 42-year-old Gary McCue of Commack. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating the incident and service has been restored.

AP wires contributed to this report.