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Woman struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Morris County

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A woman was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train in Morris Township Monday morning.

At around 4:39 a.m., Morris & Essex Line train 6602, which departed Dover at 4:16 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station New York at 5:44 a.m., struck and fatally injured Jane Siegel, 71, of Morristown in the vicinity of Kahn Road, which is between Convent Station and Morristown, NJ Transit Spokesperson Everett Merrill said.

There were no injuries reported to the approximately 30 customers or the crew on board the train at the time, Merrill said.

The Morris & Essex Line train service was briefly suspended between Summit and Dover but has since resumed, Merrill said.

New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation.

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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