MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning.
Joan Juengling was identified as the victim, stated NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic,
Juengling was struck by the NJ Transit train near Watchung Station, however, details have not yet been released by investigating officials, Torbic added.
Following the incident, NJ Transit officials suspended service on the Montclair-Boonton line in both directions for nearly an hour.
The train was traveling to New York Penn Station from Montclair State University (MSU) and had left the MSU station at 4:45 a.m., NJT officials previously confirmed. Ten passengers were on board the train at the time and no other injuries were reported.
By 6 a.m., service on the Montclair-Boonton line had been restored, but delayed. Around noon, service had been fully restored and trains were operating on or close to schedule.
Torbic stated that details surrounding the cause of the fatal accident had not been released, "The incident is currently under investigation."