NJ Transit train strikes man at Manasquan Station
MANASQUAN — A man was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train on Monday night, the second such incident in the past week.
The male was hit near Manasquan Station on the North Jersey Coast Line by Train 4378, which was headed for New York around 7:30 p.m., according to NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith.
None of the 30 passengers and crew on board were injured. Smith did not disclose the identity of the deceased.
Bus service was provided between Asbury Park and Bay Head after service was suspended for an investigation. Service was restored in time for the Tuesday morning commute.
It's the fourth fatal incident involving a train in New Jersey in the past several weeks.
Princeton High School sophomore Vincent Li was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near the Princeton Junction station in West Windsor on Sept. 28. Two days later Ethan Cullen, 25, of Hightstown, was also struck by an Amtrak train near the same station.
Yairina Quiros, 19, of Hillsborough, was stuck and killed by a NJ Transit train on Oct. 3 near the Bound Brook station of the Raritan Valley Line.
Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com
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