Pedestrian fatally hit by CSX train at Madison Ave in Dumont


Date Published: 2022/09/01

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A young man died early Thursday morning after being struck by a CSX train while running across railway tracks in central Dumont, according to Daily Voice.

The fatal accident occurred at the West Madison Avenue crossing shortly after midnight.

A witness told authorities the young man was playing a game of “chicken,” and was trying to run across the tracks before a southbound train approached, but was hit.

The victim was pronounced deceased about twenty minutes after the crash, officials confirmed.

No further details have been released at this time, but the Bergen County Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Identification forensics team was asked to assist in the investigation.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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