Person Hit and Killed by Train While Walking Along Tracks
A person who was walking along the train tracks in Beacon was hit by a train and killed. This information comes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police.
The police said that an unauthorized person was walking south of the Metro-North station around 12:30 in the afternoon. They were hit by a train that was headed north.
Police report that trains were diverted and at least one train had to be canceled.
There was some confusion for train passengers over the train schedule and some were left in their cars waiting.
According to MTA Police Captain Jennifer Kelly, there hasn’t been a fatal accident on the tracks near the Beacon station in the two years she has been working there.
She also said that the officers handled everything correctly.
The identity of the victim has not been released yet.
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