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Pedestrian injured by NJ Transit train in Penn Station

NEWARK, NJ – A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a New Jersey Transit train at Penn Station in Newark early on Tuesday morning. According to RLS Media, a man was hit on Track 1 in Newark Penn Station at about 2:30 a.m. Paramedics transported the victim to University Hospital where he… Read more »

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NJ Transit train kills woman in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – A New Jersey Transit train struck and killed a woman in Middlesex County on Tuesday evening, according to Nj.com. The pedestrian was struck to the west of Metuchen Station at about 6:50 by a train on the Northwest Corridor line. The train had left Penn Station in New York at 6:12… Read more »

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One injured by train after driving under Garfield crossing

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – A woman was injured when she drove under a railroad crossing gate and was hit by a New Jersey Transit train in Garfield on Tuesday. According to Nj.com, the woman drove her vehicle under the crossing gate at Outwater Lane at about 5:30 p.m. The woman was struck by an out-of-service… Read more »

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Edison train accident victim identified as local resident

EDISON, NJ – The victim that was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Edison on Tuesday morning has been identified by police. According to Daily Voice, the victim was a 37-year-old local resident. The man, Praveen Desini, was struck near the Edison station at about 7:20 a.m. The train was on… Read more »

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Newark firefighters extinguish train fire

NEWARK, NJ – Newark firefighters were called to the scene of a train fire in the East Ward section of the city over the weekend, according to RLS Media. There were apparently no passengers aboard the “special train” headed for Morrisville Rail Yard when the engine caught fire at about 10 p.m. The train was… Read more »

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NJ Train hits and kills pedestrian in Newark

NEWARK, NJ – A pedestrian died after a New Jersey Transit train struck the man near the Broad Street Station in Newark on Tuesday morning. According to Daily Voice, the Morris and Essex line train was out of Montclair State University and bound for Hoboken at 8 a.m. The pedestrian was pronounced dead following the… Read more »

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Light-rail train kills pedestrian in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ – a New Jersey Transit light-rail train struck and killed a pedestrian in Jersey City near midnight on Monday morning, according to Daily Voice. A train on the Hudson Bergen light rail line struck a person on the tracks near the Danforth Avenue Station at about midnight on Monday morning. The accident… Read more »

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Train does not stop after hitting car in Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ – A car was damaged when a train struck the vehicle at a Glen Rock railroad crossing on Tuesday morning, according to Daily Voice. A man’s blue Honda Civic was struck by the last car of a Hoboken-bound train at about 7:30 a.m. The bumper was ripped off the small vehicle and… Read more »

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New Jersey Transit train derails in Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY, NJ – Service was suspended in the two counties after a New Jersey Transit train derailed in Perth Amboy early on Tuesday morning. According to RLS Media, cars on a New Jersey Coastline train derailed in Perth Amboy at about 12:20 a.m. The train was out of Long Branch and due to arrive… Read more »

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Update: Train accident victims lD’d as Piscataway students

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The victims of the car versus train accident last Thursday night in Piscataway have been identified as local high school students. According to RLS Media, the accident happened on the tracks near New Brunswick Avenue and Tyler Place. The vehicle apparently drove through the crossing and was struck by the Conrail… Read more »

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