Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Trenton Line tragedy

From the Star-Ledger for Monday, 11-1-10.

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train this evening in Hillsborough (NJ), according to a spokesman for rail company CSX Transportation.

Authorities have not yet released the identity of the victim, who was struck near Homestead Road by a commercial train traveling from South Kearny to Philadelphia, said spokesman Gary Sease.

The collision was reported shortly before 6 p.m., he said.

Note: Homestead Road crosses the CSX Trenton Line on a highway bridge, not a grade crossing.