NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Metro-North worker was struck and killed by a train while working on the tracks overnight.
The railroad said it happened at 12:54 a.m. Monday at Park Avenue and East 106th Street. The employee, identified as James Romansoff, 58, of Yonkers, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Search For Answers After 91-Year-Old Nicholas Rappa Found Dead After Being Tied Up, Beaten, Possibly Suffocated In His Pelham Manor Garage
About 50 passengers were on board the train, the 12:47 a.m. from Grand Central Terminal bound for Poughkeepsie. The passengers were placed on another train and resumed their trip at 2:17 a.m.