SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Friday, June 12, 2020, at approximately 11:45 p.m. patrol units responded to the area of Goodmans Crossing on a report of an individual that was struck by a train.

Scotch Plains and Clark Police officers located a Norfolk Southern train stopped on the tracks. The train was traveling westbound when the impact occurred.

A deceased male was located in the area. The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, the RWJ Medic 10 and the Scotch Plains Fire Department responded. The victim was identified as a 40-year-old male who resided in Scotch Plains.

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"We are not looking into foul play at all," said SP Police Chief Ted Conley, who added that he likely would not release the man's name.


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