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.
Waterbury Branch Line – Anticipate delays due to a person being struck by a train in the vicinity of Beacon Falls. Please listen for announcements.
— Metro-North Railroad (@MetroNorth) December 6, 2017
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.