Two 20-year-olds struck and killed by train in New York

Authorities say it's unclear why the pair was on the tracks

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A man and woman in their 20s were struck and killed by a train early Thursday morning in Queens.

The pair were struck near the Hollis station in Queens at 2:47 am. Emergency medical service workers arrived after the incident, declaring both victims dead on the scene, authorities said.

Commuters saw significant delays this morning and officials are uncertain why the pair were on the tracks at the time.