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Man who died after fall from Metro-North train in Westport is identified

The train was traveling between Westport and East Norwalk

WESTPORT, Conn. — A man who died after falling from a Metro-North train between Westport and East Norwalk on Thursday morning, has been identified. 

Officials said the victim is Dontay J. Taylor, 45, of Stamford.

Westport Police received a report that a 45-year-old male “left a westbound Metro-North train” around 11:27 a.m. as it was traveling through the two Connecticut towns. The man was pronounced dead.

Metro-North service was suspended between South Norwalk and Southport for several hours but it has resumed.

The train, carrying 150 passengers, was the scheduled 10:38 a.m. departure from New Haven, due into Grand Central at 12:50 p.m. As of 12:45 p.m., those customers have been transferred to another train.

MTA police is investigating the incident.

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