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Woman struck by train at Bayside LIRR station

Courtney Shayna Lee, 27, of Bayside was fatally struck by a Penn Station bound train on Thursday morning.
Photo by Mark Hallum
By Mark Hallum

Train service was suspended on the Port Washington line for over two hours on early Thursday morning after a woman was fatally struck by a train.

MTA police are investigating the nature of the incident, but a Long Island Rail Road spokesman said a white female was at the Bayside train station, located at 41st Avenue and Bell Boulevard, at around 12:30 a.m. when she was hit by a Penn Station-bound train, which was not carrying passengers.

The LIRR identified the woman as Courtney Shayna Lee, 27, from Bayside.

Service did not resume until 3:09 a.m., the LIRR spokesman said.

Reach reporter Mark Hallum by e-mail at mhallum@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4564.

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