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Authorities Identify Man Killed by Train Near Aberdeen-Matawan Station

NJ TRANSIT today released the identity of the man struck by a train on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Authorities have identified 41-year-old Miquel O'Neill of Keyport as the man who was struck and killed by a train near the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, according to NJ Transit Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder.

The initial investigation showed that O'Neill went around the crossing gates on Atlantic Avenue as North Jersey Coast Line train 7277, en route to Long Branch, entered the station, according to NJ Transit. 

O'Neill was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries overnight. 

The cause of the incident remains under investigation, Snyder said. 

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