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Person struck by train in Staten Island

February 27, 2009 12:58:30 PM PST
A 65-year-old man was struck and killed by a train in Staten Island. The accident involved a Staten Island Railway train and occurred at the Pleasant Plains station on Staten Island at 6:44 a.m. Friday.

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NYC Transit says the man was on the tracks when the accident occurred. It was not immediately known how he came to be there.

Service was suspended for about one hour between Prince's Bay and Tottenville. Normal service resumed 8:20 a.m.


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