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UPDATE: Artist Behind Belmar Station Murals Struck, Killed by Train in Spring Lake

By kcora on

A 25-year-old mural artist has been identified as the woman struck and killed by NJ Transit train Wednesday evening.

According to authorities, Laurie Tobia, of Lake Como, was struck by North Jersey Coast Line train No. 4357 shortly before 8:30 p.m. near the Wall Road crossing.

Officials say Tobia was trespassing when she was struck.

Service on the North Jersey Coast Line was suspended between Belmar and Bay Head.

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