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Person killed by train on Long Island

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A LIRR train hit and killed a person in New Hyde Park on Friday morning.  The incident caused a service suspension on the LIRR.

The death took place at 10:40 a.m. at New Hyde Park Road and 2nd Avenue at the railroad crossing.  The train was not carrying any passengers at the time of the accident.

Due to the accident, power to the third rail was shut down.

LIRR service was temporarily suspended between Jamaica and Hicksville Stations, affecting service on the Pt. Jefferson, Ronkokoma, & Oyster Bay branches.  Service was restored just after 1 p.m.

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