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.”