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UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed by Train in Elizabeth

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

NJ Transit Officials has since restored North East Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line rail service after being delayed for up to 30 minutes in both directions due to congestion resulting from pedestrian fatality near Elizabeth.

According to a statement from NJ Transit officials, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Northeast Corridor train #3891 departed from New York Penn Station at 10:11 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Trenton at 11:42 p.m. fatally struck a pedestrian just west of Elizabeth Station.   

Officials said there were no injuries to the approximately 300 customers or crew on board the train. 

Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line rail service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Linden and Newark Penn Station.

New Jersey Transit Police were on the scene leading the investigation.

As of midnight, all service was back to normal.