NJ: Why do pedestrians keep getting hit by trains? NJ Transit is trying to solve the mystery

“Seven pedestrians were hit by trains at rail crossings in the state in 2020 and three died, according to data from the Federal Railroad Administration. Only five states had more pedestrians hit last year. Another eight people were hit in New Jersey while walking along the tracks — trespassers in industry parlance. Two of those people died.” See More . . .

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Text Source: https://www.masstransitmag.com/safety-security/news/21215207/nj-why-do-pedestrians-keep-getting-hit-by-trains-nj-transit-is-trying-to-solve-the-mystery?utm_source=MASS+Transit+Security+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CPS210322035&o_eid=4336E6869512D8Y&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C4336E6869512D8Y
By: Payton Guion, via nj.com (TNS)

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