LIRR service restored after person struck by train on Ronkonkoma Branch

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LIRR Ronkonkoma branch suspended in both directions after person struck
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Alex Lee reports on the LIRR suspension.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Service has been restored on the Long Island Railroad's Ronkonkoma Branch after a person was struck by a train.

The incident happened just before 7 a.m. Tuesday east of Brentwood.

The emergency response by EMS and MTA Police personnel resulted in service being suspended in both directions between Ronkonkoma and Hicksville for about an hour.

Trains began moving again around 8 a.m.

Commuters were told to expect residual delays of up to 90 minutes as service returned to normal.


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