MTA: Trespasser struck by freight train east of Ronkonkoma
Officials say a person was hit by a train east of Ronkonkoma early this morning.
The incident happened just before 3 a.m. on the LIRR tracks just west of the Waverly Avenue crossing in Holtsville.
The MTA says the person was hit by a freight train.
The incident affected two LIRR trains on the Ronkonkoma branch – both had to be canceled and buses were requested for passengers.
There is no word on the identity, or the condition of the person hit.