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Woman killed by train in Harrington Park

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UPDATE: A woman was struck and killed by a freight train in Harrington Park last night, emergency workers confirmed this morning.

The victim was struck near the La Roche Avenue crossing around 9 p.m., according to CSX.

The site is about 100 yards south of Harrington Park police headquarters near the DPW building.

CSX and borough police were investigating.

The company said the 16-car train was bound from Newark to upstate New York.

It’s the second Bergen County fatality involving a CSX freight in a week. Last Sunday, a 78-year old Bergenfield man who was awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in February to masturbating in front of four children in a park was killed after he walked in front of a freight train. READ MORE ….

 

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