MTA worker James Romansoff, of Yonkers, struck, killed by train

A Yonkers man has been identified as the Metro-North worker who was struck and killed by a train in Manhattan Monday morning. James Romansoff, 58,

Romansoff was restoring power to tracks, that had been closed for weekend maintenance work.

Romansoff was restoring power to tracks, that had been closed for weekend maintenance work. (3/10/14)

NEW YORK - A Yonkers man has been identified as the Metro-North worker who was struck and killed by a train in Manhattan Monday morning. 

James Romansoff, 58, was hit by a Poughkeepsie-bound train while working at 106th Street and the Park Avenue viaduct just before 1 a.m.

Romansoff was restoring power to tracks, that had been closed for weekend maintenance work. He was with Metro-North for eight years.

The railroad has promised to re-examine its safety policies. Romansoff's death marked the fifth serious incident to affect the Metro-North in less than a year.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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