Bakery Truck Driver Killed In Collision With LIRR Train

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LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A bakery truck driver was killed by a Long Island Rail Road express train Tuesday morning.

Authorities say he was killed after driving through crossing gates.

One person aboard the train was hospitalized with a shoulder injury.

Service was suspended between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale after a train crashed into a vehicle on the tracks. The incident occurred just east of Deer Park, the MTA said.

Customers were advised to use the Huntington/Port Jefferson branch and the Babylon branch instead.

Bus service was provided.

For more information, click here to visit the MTA or here to check traffic and transit.

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