BAYPORT - A man has been hit and killed by a train in Bayport this morning.

The incident happened at Bayport Avenue near Railroad Street and North Ocean Avenue.

According to MTA officials, the unidentified man was struck by the eastbound 8:52 a.m. train from Babylon to Montauk.

Police are still investigating why the victim was on the tracks.

MTA police say a preliminary investigation shows the crossing gates were working at the time of the incident.