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Authorities: Demarest Boy, 16, Killed By Freight Train In Haworth Suicide

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Photo Credit: Pixabay

UPDATE: A 16-year-old Demarest boy died from an apparent suicide when he was struck by a freight train in Haworth before dawn Wednesday, authorities confirmed.

The teen was struck by a northbound CSX train after laying across the tracks 50 yards south of the Haworth Avenue crossing sometime after 4:30 a.m., they said.

A passerby discovered the body nearly 2½hours later, shortly before 7 a.m., CSX said in a brief statement.

Family notifications were made. Daily Voice is withholding his identity.

Local police and the Bergen County Medical Examiner's Office were among the responders. CSX was investigating.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Or text CONNECT to 741-741.You are not alone.

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