LIRR train hits person near Freeport, jams evening rush

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Long Island Rail Road service has resumed on the Babylon branch following a suspension due to a person struck on the tracks.

The LIRR tweeted about the incident shortly after 4 p.m. It happened west of the Freeport station.

Numerous trains were held at stations, and the agency advised Babylon riders to use its other branches as the evening rush got underway.

A little after 5:30 p.m., the LIRR said that service had resumed but delays were expected.

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