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Saddle Brook Man, 71, Struck, Killed By Commuter Train In Garfield

NJ Transit tracks
NJ Transit tracks Photo Credit: Murad Bey

A 71-year-old Saddle Brook man was struck and killed by a commuter train while crossing the tracks in Garfield Tuesday afternoon, responders and witnesses said.

Midland Avenue was temporarily closed from Semel Avenue to Outwater Lane after the mishap occurred around 3:30 p.m. near the Plauderville Station.

The No. 64 train left Port Jervis and 1:35 p.m. and was due to arrive in Hoboken at 3:54 p.m., NJ Transit's Kate Thompson said.

There were no injuries to the 40 customers on board, Thompson said.Service was temporarily suspended in both directions on NJ Transit's Main/Bergen-Port Jervis Line, she said.NJ Transit police were investigating with Garfield police.

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