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BREAKING: Fatal Injuries for Pedestrian Struck by NJ Transit Train at Newark Broad Street Station

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Emergency responders are on the scene of a pedestrian train strike with fatal injuries confirmed at a train station in Newark at this time. 

According to a preliminary investigation, at approximately 8 a.m., police responded to reports of an injured person on the  NJ Transit tracks near 25 University Avenue. 

Upon arrival, police found an unidentified man suffering severe injuries at that location. 

NJ Transit officials said The Morris & Essex Train No. 208 departed Montclair State University at 7:10 a.m and was due in Hoboken at 8 a.m. There were 20 people aboard at the time. Trains on the line are running about 30 minutes behind schedule as of 8:45 a.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene according to police. 

NJ Transit officials are reporting delays for the Morris-Essex train line at this time. 

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