Person struck and killed by train in Darien

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DARIEN –The eastbound New Haven Line was delayed Thursday evening, after a body was discovered on the tracks.

Metro-North Railroad tweeted Thursday that the New Haven Line will be delayed.

The tweet continued, saying that the delay was caused by police activity near the line in Darien

Metro-North officials said that there were calls of someone trespassing on the tracks near the train station.  That individual was said to be struck on the westbound side.

It is not known why that person was on the tracks and no identity has been released.

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