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Man struck, injured by NJ Transit train in Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) –  A man was struck and injured Sunday evening by a NJ Transit train in Morris County, according to a NJ Transit Spokesperson.

The man was hit by a Morris & Essex train at around 6:40 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Avenue Bridge in Morristown, officials said.

The man, whose identity was not released, was transported to an area hospital with reported non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

None of the 50 customers and crew aboard the train, which departed New York Penn Station at 5:11 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Dover at 6:56 p.m., were injured, officials said.

The crash remains under investigation by the New Jersey Transit Police.

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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