Juvenile charged in freight train crash that left 1 dead
Authorities in New Jersey have charged a juvenile driver in a crash with a freight train that killed a passenger.
The motorist tried to drive through a railroad crossing that was working properly at the intersection of New Brunswick Avenue and Tyler Place on Nov. 19, prosecutors in Middlesex County said. The juvenile's vehicle was hit by the freight train.
A juvenile passenger died at the scene.
Authorities have charged the motorist with aggravated manslaughter, vehicular homicide, causing a death while driving unlicensed and aggravated assault.
The juvenile's name has not been released and authorities have not released the name of the passenger.