New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway train strikes, kills person in Paterson

Someone was struck and killed by a train while crossing the tracks near Madison Avenue and Ellison Place in Paterson.

Someone was struck and killed by a train while crossing the tracks near Madison Avenue and Ellison Place in Paterson. (8/2/16)

PATERSON - A New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway train struck and killed a person Monday evening, according to officials.

The person was apparently on the tracks near Madison Avenue and Ellison Place around 6:40 p.m. when they were struck by the two-car freight train.

No one else was hurt.

Officials didn't immediately identify the victim. It's unclear what the pedestrian was doing on the railway's tracks.

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