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Truck clipped by train flees Elmwood Park crossing

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot File Photo

NEWSBREAK: Authorities were searching for a red pickup truck with Pennsylvania license plates that passed downed gates and flashing lights at the Midland Avenue railroad crossing in Elmwood Park, was clipped by a passenger train and took off late this morning.

The Hoboken-bound Port Jervis train clipped the rear of the truck, which continued north on Midland Avenue, around 11:10 a.m., NJ Transit’s Nancy Snyder told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .

None of the 200 or so passengers or crew members was injured, she said.

Authorities asked that anyone with information that could help the investigation call NJ Transit police at (973) 378-6565 or Elmwood Park police at (201) 796-0700 .

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