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Woman killed when Atlantic City train crashes with car

ATLANTIC COUNTY, NJ – A 26-year-old woman died when her vehicle was struck by a train in Atlantic County on Thursday afternoon. According to Nj.com, a vehicle driven by Dorothy Burkett was struck by a New Jersey Transit Atlantic City line train in Hammonton at about 3:20 p.m. The train, which carried 23 passengers, was… Read more »

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University student killed by NJ Transit train

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – A Rutgers University student was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train in New Brunswick on Saturday afternoon. According to nj.com, 23-year-old Jordan G. Hamm was hit by a train near the New Brunswick station at about 1:30 p.m. No injuries were reported on the Trenton-bound train. Service was suspended… Read more »

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Identity of train accident victim in Hazlet released

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – According to Nj.com, officials have released the identity of the victim of a fatal train accident earlier this month. The 24-year-old victim was struck by a New Jersey Coast Line train in Hazlet on October 15. Police identified the victim as Amilcar Cuxum of Perth Amboy. All 20 people aboard the… Read more »

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35-year-old woman killed by train in Monmouth County

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – A woman was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Red Bank on Saturday morning, according to Nj.com. The woman was struck by a train bound for New York near the station in Red Bank just after 8 a.m. The victim was identified as 35-year-old Helen Yang of… Read more »

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Man struck and killed by freight train in Harrington Park

HARRINGTON PARK, NJ – A man was struck and killed by a freight train on the tracks in Harrington Park on Sunday afternoon, according to Daily Voice. A 53-year-old man walked on the tracks near LaRoche Avenue and was struck by the CSX freight train at about 4 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at… Read more »

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Man killed by NJ Transit train in Monmouth County

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – A man was struck killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Monmouth County on Thursday morning, according to NJ.com. The man was struck on the track near the Hazlet station by a train that had left Long Branch at 4:45 a.m. and was expected at Penn Station at about 5:58… Read more »

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Morris County train accident kills one Wednesday

MORRIS, NJ – According to NJ.com, a train accident near the Convent Station in Morris Township took the life of one person on Wednesday. The accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. when a man was hit by a New Jersey Transit train and died from the impact. The man was struck by a train on… Read more »

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Long Hill train accident kills one

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – A woman died as the result of a train accident near Long Hill Township Monday afternoon, according to NJ.com. The accident happened at about 3:50 p.m. while the train was traveling between Hoboken and Gladstone. None of the passengers or crew onboard the train were injured. Service was stopped for about… Read more »

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Camden train accident kills one Friday

CAMDEN, NJ – A man was struck by a train and killed in an accident that happened early Friday, according to NJ.com. The man was found on the tracks at the Collingswood Port Authority Transit Corporation Speedline station a few minutes before 8 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not released… Read more »

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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 »

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