Man struck, killed by train in Elizabeth, NJ Transit says

A man trespassing on NJ Transit property in Elizabeth was fatally struck by a train Saturday night, a transit official said Sunday.

The train — a 10:53 p.m. departure from New York’s Penn Station bound for Trenton on the Northeast Corridor line — struck the man at approximately 11:20 p.m. near the Elizabeth train station, according to Jim Smith, a spokesperson for NJ Transit.

The man’s identity was not immediately available Sunday. Smith said the crash is under investigation by transit police.

No injuries were reported among the train’s crew or the approximately 600 passengers on board.

Smith said service on the line …read more

Source: Union

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