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Summit Man Struck and Killed by Train; Incident Occurred on Tracks Between Chatham and Summit

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The incident occurred on tracks adjacent to Stanley Avenue.
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SUMMIT, NJ - A Summit man was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train at approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday on the tracks adjacent to Stanley Avenue between Summit and Chatham, according to NJ Transit.

Michael Kane, age 46, was hit by NJ Transit train No. 6610, which left Dover at 5:55 a,m. and was due to arrive in Hoboken at 7:10 a.m.

None of the 150 passengers on board nor the the crew were injured in the incident, which forced the closure of Morris & Essex line service between Summit and Chatham.

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Service was ultimately restored with NJ Transit reporting one-hour delays as of 9 a.m. The circumstances surround the victim's death are not yet determined.

TAPinto Summit will update this story as further details become available.

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