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Amtrak Train Hits `Trespasser’ in New Brunswick

NJ Transit Northeast Corridor trains and Amtrak trains were halted Wednesday night after an Amtrak train fatally struck someone on the tracks.

The incident took place just after 6 p.m. near the Jersey Avenue station. The Amtrak train, was No. 653 on the Keystone route.

This was the second suicide along the Northeast Corridor line in less than a month. NJ Transit refers to the incidents as “trespasser fatalities.”

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Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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