Aug. 27--Metro-North's Waterbury Line is running on schedule Wednesday following the death of a 39-year-old man struck by a train Tuesday night.
Metro-North identified the man as Robert Hughes, of Wolcott.
The MTA Police Department investigation into the cause and events that led up to it is ongoing.
"Based on the information available at this time, there appears to be no criminality involved with this incident however the MTAPD Detective Division is continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this event," said Aaron Donovan, Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman.
Hughes was struck and killed in Naugatuck by a Metro-North Railroad train on its way from Bridgeport to Waterbury.
The incident happened around 6:45 p.m., about 800 feet from the Naugatuck train station on Metro-North's Waterbury branch. Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman Aaron Donovan said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The death delayed trains and forced the railroad to use subsitute bus service.
Passengers from the train were assisted by Naugatuck Fire Department personnel to the Naugatuck train station, which is at the intersection of Water Street and Rubber Avenue.
The incident was being investigated by MTA police.
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