Officials: No proof man was hit by train

UPDATE: 10:28 AM

Police say no body or injured person has been found in the vicinity of the tracks near the Southport train station.

Crews are no longer on the scene and trains are traveling through the area at normal speeds.


FAIRFIELD — Town and MTA police are investigating a report that a man in his 60s may have been struck by a Metro North train.

According to scanner reports, a man in his 60s was seen on or near the tracks just before the Southport station, shortly after 9 a.m.

The conductor of the eastbound train reported that a man had “trespassed onto the tracks and may have been struck,” a dispatcher said.

A search of the tracks in the area did not indicate that a person had been struck, but officials are remaining on the scene and the investigation is continuing.

Metro North trains are running without interruption at this time.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

CT Post file photo by Frank Juliano

CT Post file photo by Frank Juliano

Frank Juliano