CSX fatality update

On Friday, July 2 at approximately 1:50pm the Hopewell Township Police Department, along with the Hopewell Valley Emergency Medical Services and Hopewell Fire Department responded to the CSX railroad tracks between Titus Mill Road and Hopewell Pennington Road for a reported pedestrian struck by a train.

Upon their arrival, they located a deceased white male near the railroad tracks.The initial investigation revealed the victim’s injuries were consistent with being struck by a train.The victim was a 45-year-old resident of Hopewell. The investigation is still active at this time.

CSX is a rail-based freight transporter. The CSX train was travelling northbound at the time of the incident. Rail transportation was halted for several hours.

The investigation has been turned over to the CSX Federal Railroad Police.

Submitted by the Hopewell Township Police Department.

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