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

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.

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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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