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NJ Transit train fatally strikes person, hourlong delays reported

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A New Jersey Transit train that was en route to Penn Station struck and killed a person shortly before the Tuesday morning rush hour, causing massive delays.

The train, which had left Trenton after 4 a.m., struck a person around 4:45 a.m. on the Northeast Corridor line headed toward New York, ABC reported. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The man was struck near the Jersey Avenue station, CBS stated in a related report. The incident resulted in the suspension of Northeast Corridor service, but New Jersey Transit now says that trains are running again.

Trains, though, are currently experiencing 60-minute delays in service between Trenton and Metropark, and Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor line has similar delays between New York City and Philadelphia, according to ABC.

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New Jersey Transit has called the incident a “trespasser fatality,” ABC added.

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