Man struck and killed by LIRR train

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SEAFORD, LONG ISLAND (PIX11)- A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train at the Seaford station on Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened this afternoon around 12:20 p.m.

A long island railroad spokesperson says the train was due to arrive at Penn Station at 1:12 p.m.

The train was canceled and rescheduled to leave at 12:55 p.m.

The railroad took to Twitter to inform riders to expect delays on the Babylon line.

The investigation is ongoing.

1 Comment

  • G. M. Selemon

    It's sad to hear about another fatality due to a lack of safety measures at NY subway/train stations.The people who should be working to assure passengers waiting for a train have a safe environment don't seem to care one bit about it. A simple solution of guardrails could be a first step. Something's not right when a concern over wire grill brushes and supersize sodas supercede ANYTHING being done about subway safety where a multi-ton train can injure or kill people waiting. There's no reason the greatest city in the world can't accomplish this.

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