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Trespasser Fatally Struck by Freight Train in Bergenfield


CSX officials are ivestigating a train strike that killed a trespasser on one of their tracks in Bergenfield.

According to a statement released by CSX officials, just after midnight today, a CSX train fatally struck an unauthorized person on the railroad tracks north of New Bridge Road in Bergenfield. Police idenitified the victim as a 25-year-old woman.

Officials say CSX swift response by the Bergenfield Police Department who arrived at the scene began investigating the incident.

There were no injuries to the crew and the company extends its thoughts to those impacted by this tragic event.

"At CSX, safety is our highest priority in the communities where we operate. We remind the public that any activity on or near a rail line is not only dangerous but also illegal.