MAPLEWOOD — A woman has been struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Essex County Saturday.

Authorities say 45-year-old Kara Beloreshka was hit around 10 p.m. Saturday near the Maplewood station.

It wasn't immediately clear if the Springfield woman was on the tracks when she was hit by the Morris and Essex line train, which was headed to Penn Station in New York. Authorities said the investigation was ongoing.

None of the 175 passengers and crew members aboard the train were injured in the accident.

Service on the Morris and Essex line was suspended in both ways between Maplewood and East Orange while the accident was investigated.

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