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3 dead after train strikes truck in Long Island, N.Y.: reports

A Long Island Rail Road train accident in New York results in multiple fatalities
WATCH: A Long Island Rail Road train accident in New York results in multiple fatalities

Three people have been killed after a Long Island Rail Road train rammed into a truck in Nassau County in New York state, according to local media reports.

The three victims were all occupants of the truck, and no one on the train was injured, officials told CBS New York.

WATCH: Authorities say 3 people killed when their vehicle was struck by a train on Long Island

Authorities say 3 people killed when their vehicle was struck by a train on Long Island
Authorities say 3 people killed when their vehicle was struck by a train on Long Island

The truck had attempted to run through the crossing gates, ABC 7 reported.

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Long Island Rail Road said service was suspended on several lines as emergency crews responded at the scene.

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