Officials eye safety improvements for NJ train crossings

Transportation and transit officials are considering whether they can improve safety at train crossings around New Jersey after three teenagers were struck and killed this

WAYNE - Transportation and transit officials are considering whether they can improve safety at train crossings around New Jersey after three teenagers were struck and killed this week.

A Garfield teen was struck and killed by a train Monday while trying to cross the tracks near the Plauderville train station.

On Sunday night, police said three teens were walking across the Route 46 trestle when a train headed for a repair station in Kearny came down the tracks. One of the teens dove down an embankment and survived. The other two were killed.

The trestle is reportedly a popular shortcut for young people going to and from Willowbrook Mall.

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