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Pedestrian struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Somerset County

FAR HILLS BOROUGH, NJ (Somerset County) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train Wednesday night, according to NJ Transit.

At around 11:00 p.m., Gladstone Branch Train #440, which departed Gladstone at 10:49 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Hoboken at 12:22 a.m., struck and fatally injured a pedestrian, whose identity was not released, west of the Far Hills Station in Far Hills Borough, authorities said.

There were no injuries to the approximately 3 customers and crew on board, authorities said.

The Gladstone Branch was temporarily suspended between Bernardsville and Gladstone but has since resumed.

New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation.

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