Bicyclist struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Essex County
MONTCLAIR TOWNSHIP, NJ (Essex County) – A bicyclist was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train in Montclair Township Monday night.
At around 9:40 p.m., Montclair Boonton Line train 1087, which departed Hoboken at 8:58 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Hackettstown at 11:07 p.m., struck and fatally injured an adult male on a bicycle prior to Watchung Avenue station in Montclair Township, according to NJ Transit.
No injuries were reported to the seven customers or the crew on board at the time, authorities said.
the Montclair-Boonton Line rail service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Walnut Street and Upper Montclair but has since resumed, authorities said.
New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation.