Fatal accidents prompt state DOT to plan safety visits

GARFIELD - New Jersey's Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to make safety visits to the locations where three people were struck and killed by NJ Transit trains. Yesterday, Michael Cabaj, 13, of Garfield was struck and killed by a NJ Transit commuter train.

Sunday, two teens lost their lives the same way in Wayne.

Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson has also called a meeting with NJ Transit officials to discuss additional safety measures that could be implemented.

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