Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

A man was struck and killed by a train at the Little Neck LIRR station this morning, according to authorities.

The man in his 70s, whose name has not been released, was struck by the train at approximately 10:20 a.m., according to the MTA, suspending service for 90 minutes.

A preliminary investigation by the MTA indicates the victim may have fallen into the side of the eastbound train as it passed through the station on the Port Washington branch of the LIRR.  The crossing gates were working and in the down position as the train approached, the MTA said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Check out the renovation plans for the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station
Check out the renovation plans for the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station
W train will officially start running to Astoria again in November
W train will officially start running to Astoria again in November
Popular Stories
Photo by Anthony Giudice/QNS
Maspeth shelter protesters are heading to Bellerose this weekend to fight another shelter there
Photo via Google Maps/Inset via Instagram
Feds need to improve security near Howard Beach park where young woman was killed, says candidate
Photo: Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS
Health care workers picket outside Bayside children's hospital for better wages & benefits
Skip to toolbar