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Woman Killed By Train Strike In South Orange Identified

A New Providence died after she was struck by a train Wednesday afternoon, NJ Transit said
A New Providence died after she was struck by a train Wednesday afternoon, NJ Transit said Photo Credit: Wikipedia

NJ Transit released the name of the woman who was fatally struck by a train in South Orange Wednesday.

Barbara Voorhees, 60, of New Providence, died after she was hit by a Dover-bound train around middday.

She was the first of two people killed by a train Wednesday in the Essex County area. An unidentified male was struck by an Amtrak train just east of Penn Station in Newark around 5 p.m.

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