After a person was struck by an LIRR train tonight, service into and out of Penn Station and Atlantic Terminal during the evening commute was suspended.
LIRR service is suspended in both directions into and out of Penn & Atl Term due to an unauthorized person on the tracks struck by a train.— LIRR (@LIRR) July 19, 2016
COMMUTER ALERT: LIRR temporarily suspended in both directions in & out of Penn Station & Atlantic Terminal after person struck by train.— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) July 19, 2016
The person was hit by a train east of the Queens Village statement in Jamaica around 6pm. The Port Washington line was not affected. You can check for updates here.
LIRR commuters were quick to take to social media to voice their frustrations.
There is no such thing as happiness when you ride the #LIRR 👌🏻— Jenn Dahl (@jenn_dahl) July 19, 2016
Yea, about the LIRR. Don't go on it. pic.twitter.com/qTCQccmXfE— Jazmine Gonzalez (@JazmineSelena) July 19, 2016