Pennington Man Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train Saturday
The man was trespassing on the tracks, according to Amtrak.
A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Edison near the station Saturday afternoon, according to officials.
David Sobel, of Pennington, was killed in the crash, said NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder.
Amtrak train #87 was traveling from New York to Richmond, Va. when the train struck Sobel at 3:49 p.m., said Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham. He was trespassing on the tracks.
There were 215 passengers on the train and there were no injuries to them or the crew, Graham said. The crash led to major delays on the Northeast Corridor line.
Snyder said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.
This article was originally published at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, and updated at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday.