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Juvenile struck, seriously injured by NJ Transit train in Morris County

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A female juvenile was struck and seriously injured by an NJ Transit train in Montville Township Thursday evening.

At around 5:48 p.m., Montclair Boonton Line train 1079, which departed Hoboken at 4:32 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Hackettstown at 6:39 p.m., struck the female west of Abbot Road, NJ Transit Spokesperson Everett Merrill said.

The female suffered serious injuries and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, Merrill said.

There were no injuries reported to the approximately 7 customers on board, Merrill said.

The Montclair Boonton Line was suspended between Lincoln Park and Denville Township but has since resumed.

New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation, Merrill said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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