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NJ Transit Train Strikes Pedestrian at Newark Penn Station


New Jersey Transit Police are currently investigating an incident where a passenger train struck a pedestrian earlier today at Newark.

According to NJ Transit at approximately 3:18 p.m. a Northeast Corridor train coming from Trenton stuck and injured an adult female at Newark Penn Station.

Officials reported that the victim was alert and breathing when they were transported to a local hospital but the extent of the injuries is unknown.

NJ Transit officials reported that none of the approximately 200 customers or crew onboard the train were injured. Customers were removed from the train and directed to another train.

The New Jersey Transit Police department is on the scene leading the investigation.