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Straphanger Fatality at East Orange Station

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - There was a fatal accident earlier today at the East Orange Station. According to firefighters and other emergency personnel on the scene, witnesses they spoke to reported that a young man was spotted siting on the tracks and was struck by an eastbound train. Any additional information, including the name of the victim has yet to be released. 

Morris & Essex line trains are subject to up to 30 minutes delays in both directions.

East Orange is a New Jersey Transit station on the Morris and Essex line. The station was built has trains from the Morristown Line and the Gladstone Branch, including service to Hoboken Terminal and Midtown Direct service to New York Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan.

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