Train strikes Madison man on NJ Transit tracks on Kings Road; Fatality confirmed

A 72-year-old man from Madison was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train on Wednesday night. The fatality was confirmed by NJ Transit Police. The incident occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m.

Madison police and fire departments were called to the scene, but NJ Transit Police has jurisdiction and conducted the investigation.

"The train was Hoboken-bound on the Morris and Essex line when a trespasser was struck by the train," said Lisa Torbic, senior public information officer with NJ Transit.

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