Authorities identify man fatally struck by NJ Transit train

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Authorities have released the name of a man fatally struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Trenton.

According to authorities, Roberto Ramirez, 60, was fatally struck Sunday around 6:40 p.m.

Ramirez was pronounced dead a short time later.

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An NJ Transit spokeswoman says 20 passengers were aboard the light-rail River Line train that had departed from Camden.

No injuries were reported, but the accident forced officials to briefly suspend River Line service.

It's still not clear why Ramirez was on the tracks.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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