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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Found Dead on Train Tracks in Plainfield


The Union County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy in Plainfield on Thursday night.

According to county officals, the teenager was found deceased at approximately 8:00 p.m. on the train tracks at West Second Street and Central Avenue. 

Officials from the Plainfield Police, Fire Department, NJ Transit and the Prosecutors office were all on the scene.  

The identity of the 17-year-old has not been released.

This incident is under investigation, and more information will be released as it becomes available.