NJ Transit train hits, kills woman on tracks

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
wabc-Kyle Mazza

GLEN ROCK, N.J. (WABC) -- A New Jersey Transit train struck and killed a person on the tracks Saturday morning.

At 8 a.m., the train hit a woman trespassing on the tracks in Glen Rock, N.J., just east of the Ridgewood Interlocking.

Train No. 1857, which was on the Bergen County Line, left Hoboken at 7:19 a.m. and was due to arrive in Walkwick at 8:09 a.m. It was carrying 13 passengers and three crew members at the time of the accident. None of them was injured.

Service was temporarily suspended between Ridgewood and Secaucus, but was restored shortly before 10 a.m.

The victim has not been identified. The case is under investigation.