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Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Smithtown


A woman was fatally struck by a train in Smithtown on Monday night, Long Island Railroad officials said. trax-300x2251

A non-passenger train that left Huntington at 9:55 p.m and was due in Port Jefferson at 10:42 p.m. was stopped at Kings Park after striking the woman at the Landings Avenue crossing east of the Smithtown station shortly before 10 p.m., according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority police.

The crew reported that the crossing gates were down and they blew the horn but that did not prevent the collision, an LIRR spokesman said. The victim’s name was not immediately released.


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Service was suspended for more than an hour in both directions on the Port Jefferson branch while investigators were on the scene.

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