Girl, 16, Struck and Killed by Train Before Dawn in NJ - NBC New York

Girl, 16, Struck and Killed by Train Before Dawn in NJ

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    Girl, 16, Struck and Killed by Train Before Dawn in NJ

    What to Know

    • A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train, officials said

    • She was struck in Clifton, just past the Paterson stop

    • Officials said she was from Franklin Lakes in Passaic County

    A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a train before dawn Sunday in New Jersey, transportation officials said. 

    The NJ Transit train was heading through Clifton just east of the Paterson station when it struck the girl at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, NJ.com reports

    NJ Transit said on Twitter that there had been delays because of what it called a "trespasser fatality."

    An NJ Transit representative said there were no passengers at the time of the accident and the three crew members on the train were uninjured.

    The girl, who officials said was from Franklin Lakes in Passaic County, hasn't yet been identified.

    The case is under investigation.

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