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.

The responding officers as well as members of the Clark Police Department 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 Police Chief Ted Conley, who added that he likely would not release the man's name. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and Twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.