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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Somerset County

Far Hills

NJ Transit Police are leading the investigation into a train strike that killed a pedestrian in Somerset County Wednesday night. 

According to a statement released by NJ Transit, the incident happened at approximately 11 p.m.

Gladstone Branch Train #440, which departed Gladstone at 10:49 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Hoboken at 12:22 a.m.,  struck a pedestrian west of Far Hills Station in Far Hills.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene by medics. 

NJ Transit said there were no injuries to the approximately three customers and crew on board.

Gladstone Branch was temporarily suspended between Bernardsville and Gladstone but has since resumed.