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Man Dies After Being Struck by Train Near Aberdeen-Matawan Station

He was transported to the hospital after the incident

A man was struck by a train near the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at about 10:30 Saturday night, according to NJ TRANSIT Spokeswoman Courtney Carroll. 

The initial investigation shows the man went around the crossing gates on Atlantic Avenue as North Jersey Coast Line train 7277, en route to Long Branch, entered the station, Carroll said. 

The adult victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, according to Carroll. He succumbed to his injuries overnight. 

Information on the identity of the victim was not yet available.

Patch will update this article as more information becomes available.

Patty January 16, 2013 at 02:22 PM
RIP miguel he was a good guy he just liked to drink.. so sad..
kathleen January 16, 2013 at 05:16 PM
so sad R.I.P. Miguel, my son liked u as well :(. U were a nice guy and very friendly. :( May u rest in peace
kathleen January 16, 2013 at 05:17 PM
no it wasnt suicide...
Connita January 18, 2013 at 01:41 AM
This was not suicide. He loved life and people. He was a good person and a great friend! With a heart of gold! I will miss him! Rest In Peace Miguel you left your mark on cliffwood you will never be forgotten. <3
Grew up in Matawan February 28, 2013 at 12:37 AM
You can't fix stupid.

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