The Plainfield resident was hit near the Metuchen station

Authorities have identified the person struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train on Thursday morning as 25-year-old Union County man.

Paul Fair, of Plainfield, was hit by a Northeast Corridor train near the Metuchen station around 6:30 p.m, according to NJ Transit.

The engineer of the westbound train was also treated for injuries. Service was suspended between Metropark and Trenton for about 90 minutes before resuming with heavy delays.

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Fair is the 20th person to be stuck and killed by a New Jersey Transit this year, including the third in less than a week, a spokeswoman said. On Wednesday morning, a man was killed by a near the Plainfield station.

On Saturday morning, a 39-year-old man died after being hit Saturday morning in Perth Amboy.

Jeff Goldman may be reached at jeff_goldman@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @JeffSGoldman. Find NJ.com on Facebook.

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25-year-old ID’d as person struck, killed by NJ Transit train

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