Man Struck by Train Near Noroton Heights Station Identified as 50-Year-Old from New Canaan

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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 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. will have more information as it becomes available.