Deadly Accident Affects NJ Transit, Amtrak Service

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011  |  Updated 9:26 PM EDT
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NJ Transit, Amtrak Delays After Person Struck

Northeast Corridor rail service was delayed between Metropark and Trenton, N.J., Tuesday evening because of a deadly accident near the New Brunswick station.

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New Jersey Transit and Amtrak commuters faced delays for hours on the Northeast Corridor line during the evening rush Tuesday after a person was struck and killed by a train near the New Brunswick station.

Amtrak says its Keystone Service Train 651 traveling between New York and Harrisburg, Pa., struck a person on the tracks at about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

There were no injuries to the 121 passengers or crew members on the train.

Service between Metropark and Trenton was suspended for nearly two hours as police investigated.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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