Teen struck by NJ Transit train ruled suicide

SPRING LAKE - (AP) - Authorities have ruled the death of a19-year-old whose car was struck by an NJ Transit train a suicide.

Witnesses told police Lily Seegobin weaved around the loweredrailroad gates at a crossing in Spring Lake Saturday night.

Friends told the Asbury Park Press a recent romantic breakup andan unhappy freshman year at Rutgers University may have driven thePoint Pleasant resident to end her life.

The native of Trinidad and Tobago was a freshman at Rutgers'business school in Newark.

Her death was the second involving a NJ Transit North JerseyCoast Line train this month.

A woman was injured by a train in Asbury Park on Tuesday and ahearing-impaired boy sustained arm and hand injuries when he washit in Long Branch on April 4.

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