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Normal Service Resumes On NJ Transit Trains Following Fatality On The Tracks

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Normal service has resumed after NJ Transit train struck and killed a woman on the tracks at the Short Hills station.

NJ Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett Hackett said Train 6600 had left Dover station at 4:30 a.m. with about 70 passengers aboard when it struck the person around 5 a.m.

The NJ Transit website characterizes the person who got struck as a “trespasser.”

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The passengers were transferred to another train.

There were delays of up to an hour on the Morris & Essex Line between Dover and Hoboken and Dover and New York’s Penn Station during the height of rush hour, but normal service resumed later.

The death remained under investigation.

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