BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two people were killed Tuesday after a Long Island Rail Road equipment train struck their car at a crossing in Brentwood, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
Investigators spent the day looking into whether the vehicle went around the crossing gates.
The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m.
The equipment train was heading east when it hit the Nissan Altima at the Second Avenue crossing. The two people inside the car were killed instantly, CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported. The car was left unrecognizable.