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Fatal Injuries Reported After Freight Train Strikes Car in Middlesex County

By rlsmetro on

Middlesex County authorities are investigating a train strike that killed an occupant inside a vehicle on Thursday night in South Plainfield.

According to a preliminary investigation, emergency responders rushed to the freight train tracks at Brunswick Avenue and Tyler Place to investigate reports of a crash.

Upon arrival, rescue crews found a severely damaged vehicle with a person trapped inside.

Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.