Woman struck, killed by train in Beacon Falls

Metro-North train. (File)

BEACON FALLS, Conn. (WTNH)– A woman was struck and killed by a train in Beacon Falls on Wednesday morning.

Metro-North Railroad says that at around 9 a.m., the 802 train from Bridgeport fatally struck an unauthorized woman, who was on the tracks north of the Beacon Falls train station. Her identity has not yet been released.

Commuters experienced delays on the Waterbury Branch Line  throughout the morning due to the investigation.

Service has resumed with 1:01 p.m. train departing Bridgeport and making all stops to Waterbury.

It’s unclear why the woman was on the tracks. The incident remains under investigation.

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