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Victim IDed In Peekskill Train Crash

The MTA has identified the name of the man hit by a train Monday.
The MTA has identified the name of the man hit by a train Monday. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Metropolitan Transit Authority Police have identified the man who was struck and killed by a train in Peekskill on Monday.

Osim Rivera, a 48-year-old Peekskill resident, was the man who was hit by a 1:50 a.m. Hudson Line train traveling from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie, according to MTA spokeswoman Marjorie Anders.

Anders said Rivera was a trespasser who was walking north along the tracks and was hit from behind. Rivera did not have any identification on him.

The investigation remains open and active, Anders said.

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