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Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on LIRR Grade Crossing Collision in Brentwood, Suffolk County

LongIsland.com

At approximately 8 p.m. this evening, a non-passenger LIRR equipment train traveling westbound on the Main Line struck a vehicle at a grade crossing in Brentwood, NY.

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The MTA Chief of Security, MTA Police, LIRR officials, and Suffolk County Police Department are on scene and conducting a thorough investigation into the crash.

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Brentwood, NY - January 9, 2017 - “At approximately 8 p.m. this evening, a non-passenger Long Island Railroad equipment train traveling westbound on the Main Line struck a vehicle at a grade crossing in Brentwood, Suffolk County. There was one occupant in the vehicle, and the individual was tragically killed in the crash. My heart goes out to the family and friends who lost a loved one in this terrible incident. Members of the train crew did not sustain any injuries. At this time, service has resumed on one track. The MTA Chief of Security, MTA Police, LIRR officials, and Suffolk County Police Department are on scene and conducting a thorough investigation into the crash. More information will be released as it becomes available.”