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Teen Boy Killed by Freight Train in Haworth


Authorities in Bergen County are reporting that a 16-year-old Demarest boy died after he jumped in front of a freight train early Wednesday morning.

According to CSX officials, the boy was struck by a northbound CSX train after reportedly laying across the tracks just south of the Haworth Avenue crossing at around 4:25 a.m.

Officials say the boy’s body was discovered several hours later by passerby's

Bergen County Medical Examiner's Office responded to the location and made the pronouncement.

The incident remains under investigation.