State police say a motorcyclist has been killed after being ejected from his bike on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark.
The man died around 6 p.m. Sunday. His name has been withheld pending notification of his family,
State police spokesman Sgt. Adam Grossman tells The Star-Ledger of Newark that the motorcyclist was riding from the turnpike onto the Newark Bay extension, part of route 78, when he was thrown from the bike.
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He fell onto some train tracks beneath the highway and died a short time later.
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