Two dead after being struck by LIRR train in Queens

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Police are investigating whether the pair jumped in front of the train. Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Two people were struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Queens on Monday night.

The victims were hit by a Manhattan-bound train near the Hollis station located at 99th Avenue and 193rd Street, The New York Post reported.

Police were investigating whether the pair had deliberately jumped onto the tracks in the way of the oncoming train.

The deaths caused delays in both directions on Monday night.



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