Trespasser Fatally Struck by Train in Asbury Park

NJ Transit Officials are investigating a train strike that killed a trespasser on the tracks early Monday morning in Asbury Park.

According to a statement released by NJ Transit officials, the incident happened at approximately 2:20 a.m. when a North Jersey Coast Line train, struck a male trespasser at the Sunset Avenue grade crossing in Asbury Park.

Emergency responders were able to extricate the unidentified person who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say the train was traveling from Bay Head to Long Branch at the time, and there were no reported injuries to the crew members on board.

The New Jersey Transit Police Department is at the scene leading the ongoing investigation.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.