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Person Struck by Train Near West Haven Train Station Has Died: Officials

NBC Connecticut

A person had died after being hit by a train on the Metro-North New Haven line on Wednesday morning, according to officials from Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Metro-North Railroad said the 5:40 a.m. westbound train from New Haven was canceled after a person was struck by the train.

A trespasser got in front of the 5:40 a.m. train to New York City near the West Haven Train Station, according to Metro-North officials. The train stopped after the incident.

The train was previously delayed at the West Haven Station before it was canceled, Metro-North Railroad officials added.

Passengers were taken off of the train and put onto another train.

Metro-North combined the 5:40 a.m. train with the 5:56 a.m. train. Trains are now running on a 20 to 30-minute delay while Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department police conduct an investigation.

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