Just before 3pm Suffolk Police, Medford FD, EMS and MTA LIRR Police were called to the dead end of Mt. Vernon Ave in Medford after the conductor of an east bound LIRR train reported striking a pedestrian on the tracks.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives and track workers from the LIRR were called to the scene for the investigation.

The body was removed by the Suffolk Medical Examiner’s Office. Train traffic was shut down in the area for the investigation. No injuries reported on the train.