Person hit by train near Cos Cob station

Photo by Liz Hardaway

GREENWICH — A person was hit by a train near the Metro-North Cos Cob station in Greenwich on Wednesday evening, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m., according to the MTA.

The MTA said the medical examiner was on the scene around 8:40 p.m. to complete the investigation.

The incident caused delays of more than 50 minutes for some trains as police investigated. A train traveled to the area to drop passengers from the affected train, according to the MTA.

As of 6.15pm on Wednesday, trains from Stamford did not stop at Old Greenwich, Riverside or Cos Cob stations. Customers were told to go to Greenwich station for the service. Those trains resumed those stops beginning at 9:30 p.m., according to MTA.

As of 10 p.m., New Haven Line and New Canaan Branch services were operating on or near schedule, MTA tweeted.

Greenwich Police said MTA police are investigating the incident.

No other information was available as of 10 p.m.

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James H. Wright