Person Struck, Killed by Train in Branford; Shore Line East Train Service Resumes

NBC Connecticut

A person has been struck and killed by a train in Branford on Saturday, according to police, and the Shore Line East train service in Connecticut has resumed after being suspended.

Branford Police said a person was struck and killed by a train near the train station on Maple Street on Saturday afternoon. The person's identity has not been released. Amtrak police are investigating.

CTrail Shore Line East alert tweeted that as of 2:07 p.m. all Shore Line East train service is suspended indefinitely due to police activity.

Around 3:45 p.m., Shore Line East tweeted that the police activity has cleared and there may be minor delays on Shore Line East trains.

The incident remains under investigation.

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