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UPDATE: Body of Man Found on NJ Transit Tracks in Monmouth County

By rlsmetro on
Asbury Park

NJ Transit Police is leading the investigation into the circumstances behind the body of a man found on NJ Transit tracks in Monmouth County Sunday night.

According to the NJ Transit, at approximately 9:55 p.m., police received reports of  a deceased adult male pedestrian along the North Jersey Coast Line tracks in the vicinity of First Avenue in Asbury Park.

Officials said New Jersey Transit police are investigating what train may have been involved. 

North Jersey Coast Line rail service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Long Branch and Bay Head but has since resumed.  

It is believed that the victim was struck by a train, but officials have not confirmed that at this time. 

New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation.