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 investigation is still active at this time. The investigation is being handled by CSX Federal Railroad Police and Detective Alexis Mirra. The identity of the victim is being withheld until notifications can be made.
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 incident remains under investigation by the Hopewell Township Police and CSX Federal Railroad Police. Additional information will be released once available.
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