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Hackensack man lays on tracks, killed by train

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YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A 52-year-old man laid on the tracks before being struck and killed by an NJ Transit train in Hackensack tonight, multiple authorities told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .

Jorge Arcila of Hackensack lay down on the track at the intersection of Railroad and Central Avenues and was struck by Pascack Valley Line train 1625 out of Hoboken at 5:17 p.m.

A bus picked up the 300 or so passengers on the four-car train, which left Hoboken at 3:39 p.m. and was due to arrive in Spring Valley at 5:50 p.m., NJ Transit officials told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .

Four trains were cancelled as a result and service temporarily suspended, they said.

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