UPDATED: A freight train struck a vehicle in Central Jersey, killing one occupant and injuring another authorities said.
The collision occurred late Thursday night in a railroad crossing at New Brunswick Avenue and Tyler Place in Piscataway, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Piscataway Police Chief Thomas Mosier.
A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment, they said.
The investigation is active and continuing.
Anyone with information is urged to call Officer William Kloos of the Piscataway Police Department at 732-562-7647 or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4328.
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