LIRR train hits person near Freeport, jams evening rush

Long Island Rail Road service has been suspended in both directions on the Babylon branch due to a person struck on the tracks near Freeport.

News 12 Staff

Feb 26, 2019, 9:39 PM

Updated 1,935 days ago

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LIRR train hits person near Freeport, jams evening rush
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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