Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Train near West Haven Train Station in New Haven

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Train near West Haven Train Station in New Haven

Person Killed in New Haven Pedestrian Accident near West Haven Train Station

New Haven, Connecticut (January 15, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train Wednesday morning on the Metro-North New Haven line in New Haven, authorities said.

The deadly crash happened at about 5:40 a.m. near the West Haven Train Station.

Officials said the pedestrian was trespassing on the tracks near the West Haven Train Station when they were hit by  a westbound train that was heading to New York City.

The pedestrian died at the scene. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of family.

The train stopped and passengers were transferred to another train.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department police is investigating the accident.