Man Dies After Climbing On Top Of New Haven-Bound Metro-North Train

A man is dead after climbing on top of a moving Metro-North train and coming in contact with electrical wires.

Metro-North officials say it was around 11:30 p.m. yesterday when a train traveling to New Haven was stopped between Larchmont and Mamaroneck stations due to a power issue.

A preliminary investigation found that a man attempted to go on top of the train and had come into contact with catenary wires. He was found by a train crew member and was transported to a hospital where he died.

Trains on the New Haven line experienced delays from 30-55 minutes until about 3:20 a.m., but are running on time this morning.

A man was killed after attempting to climb on top of a Metro-North train. Photo Credit: File More Articles news Former Officer Convicted In Killing Outside Hudson Valley Del… Fire Risk Leads To Recall Of More Than 200K Nissan Cars, SUVs Ex-Cuomo Aide From South Salem To Be Sentenced For Taking $30… comment 0 Read / Add Comments A man was killed overnight after climbing on top of a Metro-North train and coming into contact with live wires.

The incident took place around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday after the man tried to get on top of a train headed to New Haven, Metro-North officials said.

The train stopped between Larchmont and Mamaroneck because of a power issue and thats when crews realized the man had attempted get on top of the train and had come in contact with overhead catenary wires, the MTA said.

MTA police are investigating the incident. The mans name has not been released pending notification of his family.

The incident delayed New Haven Line trains 30 to 55 minutes until about 3:20 a.m. Service is currently back on schedule.

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