COMMUTER ALERT: Trespasser Fatally Struck by Train in Watchung Avenue Montclair

The Montclair-Boonton Line rail service is suspended in both directions due to a trespasser fatality near Watchung Avenue in Montclair.

According to preliminary reports, the incident happened at approximately 5:40 a.m. where the unidentified person entered the tracks and was struck by a train near the station.

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

NJ Transit rail tickets and passes are being accepted by NJ TRANSIT buses at this time.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

UPDATE: NJT Correction from Watchung to Watchung Avenue in Montclair.