MTA: Man, woman struck, killed by train near Hollis

Tragedy on the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road this morning impacted thousands of Long Island commuters.



The MTA tells News 12 a man and a woman were walking on the tracks near the Hollis station when they were hit and killed around 12:45 a.m.



The duo were hit by a Manhattan bound train from Ronkonkoma.



The incident caused major delays for riders on several LIRR branches.



As of 8:45 a.m., all trains were once again on schedule.



 


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