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‘Trespasser’ fatally struck by train near Linden temporarily prompting partial NJ Transit suspension

Posted at 8:14 AM, Jun 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-12 10:16:18-04

LINDEN, N.J. — A person, described as a "trespasser," was fatally struck Monday near Linden, temporarily prompting a partial suspension of NJ Transit service during the morning rush-hour.

The person, described as a "trespasser," died near Linden, NJ Transit tweeted just after 8 a.m.

Local police later confirmed the person had been struck by a train near Stiles Street, which remains closed.

Northeast corridor and New Jersey coast cine eastbound service was temporarily suspended between Metuchen and Newark, according to NJ Transit.

Service resumed by 8:46 a.m., with delays up to one hour.

NJ Transit buses are cross honoring tickets.