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Train Kills Man in New Jersey

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An 87-year-old man was killed while driving over a train crossing in Waterford Township, New Jersey on Tuesday. The train accident occured while the NJ Transit train was en route from Philadelphia to Atlantic City when it struck the vehicle. The man drove around the crossing gates and was trying to beat the train.

None of 62 passengers aboard the train were injured.

They were transferred to buses to complete their trip from Philadelphia to Atlantic City.

It is unknown why the man was trying to beat the train. The police are investigating the accident. The train accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at Atco Avenue.

If you would like to learn more about train accidents, please visit InjuryBoard’s Train Accident information page.