A New Jersey Transit spokeswoman confirmed the death of a pedestrian in Red Bank.
Update, Oct. 8: The victim in Saturday night's fatal train accident was identified by a New Jersey Transit spokesperson as Donald Cameron Jr., a 51-year-old Red Bank man, according to the Star Ledger. An unidentified pedestrian killed by a New Jersey Transit train Saturday night in Red Bank purposefully laid on the tracks moments before being struck, according to an engineer's report of the incident. At approximately 9:18 p.m., a man trespassing on the railway was seen by a New Jersey Transit engineer walking onto the tracks near Maple Avenue and then laying down without moving. The engineer applied the train's emergency brakes and sounded the train's horn, according to Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder, but the man did not move from the tracks. …
An unidentified male was struck and killed by a train in Red Bank.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, October 7, 2012
An unidentified male pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in the vicinity of Maple Avenue and E. Bergen Place, according to various reports. The accident was first reported by the Monmouth County Fire, EMS, Police and New Jersey State Police Facebook feed. The unofficial news feed, which receives its information from radio transmissions, reported the incident around 9:30 p.m. According to the Asbury Park Press, the victim was identified by Red Bank Police Capt. Darren McConnell as male, though further information was not provided pending notification of possible family. New Jersey Transit State Police declined to comment on the accident, instead referring questions to its public relations department. Further circumstances of the …