Train strikes person in Westbury

A train struck a person at the Westbury station Saturday morning, causing service delays in both directions through Hicksville.

Police say the incident happened at 8 a.m. when an eastbound train heading from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma fatally hit a man at the School Street crossing.

Following the incident, there were delays of up to 60 minutes on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, Hempstead and Montauk lines.

Officials say now most trains are running on or close to schedule.

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