BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY (October 30, 2017) – A female pedestrian was struck by a train and killed near Watsessing Avenue Train Station on Monday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:30 am at a train crossing near Watsessing Avenue Train Station. A woman was reportedly struck by a NJ Transit train that was heading from Montclair State University to New York Penn Station.
The woman was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability at this time.
“Almost one death or injury per day occurs on the rail system in the United States. Many of these tragic deaths are avoidable, the rail system is antiquated and needs a complete overhaul to ensure the safety of pedestrians, drivers, and train passengers,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law.