Woman struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Long Branch

Authorities say a woman from Jackson was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train Friday night.



It happened shortly before 7 p.m. in Long Branch. It's unclear why the woman was on the tracks when the incident occurred.



The woman has been identified as 21-year-old Samantha Morales.



None of the passengers and crew aboard the train were hurt.



Authorities say the investigation into the incident is ongoing.


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