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Update: Limited LIRR Service After Person Struck

Huntington, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma lines temporarily suspended Monday morning for police investigation.

Long Island Rail Road service was suspended Monday morning on three lines after a person was struck on the tracks west of New Hyde Park, the MTA said.

The 7:41 a.m. train westbound from Oyster Bay struck an unauthorized person on the tracks west of New Hyde Park station at approximately 8:30 a.m., MTA spokesman Sam Zambuto said. 

The train is being held while MTA Police investigate the incident. 

As a result, all LIRR service on Huntington, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma lines was temporarily suspended. The MTA said limited service was restored at 9:15 a.m.

Delays of 30-60 minutes are expected.

Update: a LIRR spokesperson has identified that the person struck was a woman.

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debbs January 05, 2013 at 02:54 AM
Rest in peace my aunt,This is a sign from God,No person deserve to die this way,but God willl take care of everything.A FAMILY THAT PRAYS 2GETHER STAYS 2GETHER XX
Vincent January 05, 2013 at 11:39 AM
My prayers go out for her. May she Rest In Peace.
Doris D January 07, 2013 at 10:24 PM
Hi Victoria please encourage your husband to come forward so we can know what really happened and get some closure..
sakanda January 15, 2013 at 06:18 PM
RIP IN PEACE MISS LILIAN THE LIFE YOU LIVE HAS TOUCHED THE HEART OF MANY ..... YOU WERE LIKE A MOTHER TO MANY .... YOUR KINDNESS AND GOOD ADVISE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBER .... GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN... I KNOW JESUS WILL FIX IT FOR US BECAUSE HER DEATH HIS PUZZP TO US.
sandra anderson January 15, 2013 at 08:28 PM
victoria i would appreciate it if u could email me @sandysolid99@yahoo.com ,because all now we the family dont kno what happen....plz and thanks very much

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