Death on LIRR tracks disrupts Montauk branch

An unauthorized person was struck by a non-passenger train on LIRR tracks in Great River.

Tuesday's expected winter weather prompts several transit alerts

Tuesday's expected winter weather prompts several transit alerts for New Jersey.

GREAT RIVER - (AP) - A Long Island Rail Road train hit and killed a person Friday, disrupting service on the Montauk branch.
    
The death occurred at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Great River.
    
An LIRR spokesman says the victim either slipped or jumped onto the tracks in front of a westbound train.
    
The person's name was not immediately released.

Both westbound and eastbound service on the Montauk branch were disrupted during rush hour.

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