Person struck by train near Mineola Tuesday night: MTA

A person was struck by an eastbound LIRR train near Mineola at approximately 6:37 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the MTA.

No information was given about the victim or his or her condition. Everyone aboard the train was unharmed.

There were delays of 45 to 60 minutes on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay and Huntington branches in both directions on the Long Island Rail Road.

Officials said the preliminary investigation found no suspected criminality. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Brandon Duffy

Brandon Duffy is a New Jersey-based reporter for The Island Now, a position he assumed in July of 2021. He covers news out of Floral Park, New Hyde Park, the Willistons and Mineola, previously reporting on business and elections.
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