HAZLET, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say the driver of a car struck by a passenger train at a railroad crossing in New Jersey has died.
New Jersey Transit said Saturday that service on its Jersey Coast Line was suspended between Hazlet and Long Branch after the train struck a car at the Bethany Road crossing in Hazlet.
NJCL service is suspended in both directions between Hazlet & Long Branch due to train (1/2)— NJ TRANSIT (@NJTRANSIT) July 22, 2017
striking a car at the Bethany Rd crossing in Hazlet. (2/2)— NJ TRANSIT (@NJTRANSIT) July 22, 2017
The train was heading from Long Branch to New York with nearly 150 passengers on board.
NJ Transit says that none of the passengers or crew reported any injuries.