NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was found dead on the tracks after being struck by a train in New Haven on Saturday evening.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, the New Haven Fire Department notified the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) that a person was found dead on the tracks behind the Fire Department’s training academy on Ella T. Grasso Boulevard.
According to MTA, the person was identified as a 37-year-old Hispanic man. He was allegedly struck at around 6:15 p.m. by Amtrak Train #140. This train was traveling from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Mass.
Metro-North told customers to expect delays of up to 20 minutes due to the incident. The train was back to being on or close to schedule by 9:27 p.m.
MTA Police Department is currently investigating.