Long Island Rail Road riders going between Mineola and Carle Place are facing delays due to a fatality on the tracks.
According to the MTA, a person was struck and killed by an early-morning train at the Carle Place station. The incident occurred on the western end of the eastbound platform near the intersection of Cherry Lane and Atlantic Avenue at around 9:30 a.m.
After a temporary suspension of service between Hicksville and Mineola, LIRR trains are moving on a single-track, causing delays of up to one hour.
The 54 year old male victim has not been identified and the exact circumstances of the accident are under investigation by the MTA police.