Authorities on Monday identified the man fatally struck by a train in Darien last week as a New Canaan resident.
John Hickey, 50, died after an eastbound train struck him near Noroton Heights station at approximately 7:35 p.m. Thursday, Metro-North Railroad spokesman Aaron Donovan told NewCanaanite.com.
It isn’t clear why he was on the tracks. The Metropolitan Transit Authority Police and Darien Police Department are investigating.
The New Haven-bound train had left Grand Central Terminal at 6:49 p.m.
Darienite.com will have more information as it becomes available. This article was first published by NewCanaanite.com.