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Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak train Middlesex County

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A pedestrian was fatally killed yesterday evening when they were struck by an Amtrak train in New Brunswick at around 6:25 p.m. The train was traveling from Washington to New York City. It’s unclear why the pedestrian was on the tracks. According to the Daily Voice, the 68 passengers and four… Read more »

40-year-old man struck and killed by train in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – According to Scotch Plains Police, a man was fatally struck by a train in the Goodmans Crossing area on Friday, June 12. Patch reports that the Norfolk Southern train was traveling west when it hit the 40-year-old victim at around 11:45 p.m. Scotch Plains Police, Clark Police, Union County EMS, and… Read more »

Track equipment derailment disrupts NJ Transit service

SUMMIT, NJ – A track equipment derailment disrupted train service Wednesday morning for some New Jersey Transit commuters, NJ.com reported. The incident happened at about 2:45 a.m., when a rail car used to repair overhead wires went off the tracks near the Maple Street overpass in Summit. No one was injured. NJ Transit partially suspended… Read more »

Pedestrian dead after being hit by train in Union County

CLARK, NJ – An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Union County, according to rlsmedia.com. Officials say the unidentified person entered the tracks Friday night near Goodmans Crossing on the border of Clark and Scotch Plains. The victim was struck by a Norfolk Southern train at about… Read more »

2 people struck by Amtrak trains within 16 hours in Trenton

TRENTON, NJ – Two people were fatally struck by Amtrak trains within a 16-hour period in Trenton, New Jersey, according to the Mercer Daily Voice. This is an update to a previous story.  The second incident occurred at about 2 p.m. Friday, when a person was hit by a train on the tracks near Lalor… Read more »

Pedestrian killed in Trenton train accident Friday, second train accident in 16 hrs

TRENTON, NJ – An unidentified pedestrian died Friday following an Amtrak train accident in Trenton, according to the Hackensack Daily Voice.  A second person was killed in a similar accident 16 hours prior, at 10 p.m. Thursday in Trenton.   Friday’s accident occurred around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Lalor Street and Route 129.   Both victims remain… Read more »

Pedestrian struck and killed by Amtrak train

MERCER COUNTY, NJ – According to reports, a pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on Thursday. The victim, who has not been identified, was on the tracks by Bridge and Ferry Streets. The pedestrian was struck by the train at approximately 10 p.m., according to Amtrak authorities. The victim was pronounced dead… Read more »

Teenager struck and killed by transit train

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – A male teenager was hit and killed by a New Jersey Transit train on Monday afternoon, according to NJ Advance Media. The victim was struck at approximately 4:20 p.m. by an eastbound Raritan Valley line train west of the Bridgewater train station. Six passengers occupied the train at the time of the… Read more »

Man injured after being struck by commuter train

PATERSON, NJ – A man was hospitalized after he was hit by a commuter train on the night of May 17, the Daily Voice reports. The Main Line #1732 train struck the man just west of the Paterson train station shortly before 10 p.m. Authorities said they were able to extricate the man from under… Read more »

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