Teen boy, 17, found dead on NJ Transit tracks

A Philadelphia bound Atlantic City Rail Line commuter train arrives at the train station of Lindenwold, NJ, on August 20, 2018. The rail service connecting Philadelphia, PA and the shore will temporarily be halted in the last quarter of 2018 to allow installing of a Positive train control (PTC) system.
A Philadelphia bound Atlantic City Rail Line commuter train arrives at the train station of Lindenwold, NJ, on August 20, 2018. The rail service connecting Philadelphia, PA and the shore will temporarily be halted in the last quarter of 2018 to allow installing of a Positive train control (PTC) system. Photo credit Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (1010 WINS) — A 17-year-old boy was found dead on NJ Transit tracks in Union County on Thursday night.

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The teen, who has yet to be identified, was found around 8 p.m. on the tracks at West Second Street and Central Avenue in Plainfield, the Union County Prosecutor's Office told NJ.com.

Officials with the prosecutor's office as well as NJ Transit and Plainfield police responded to the incident.

A spokesperson for the prosecutor's office said Friday that the 17-year-old's cause of death has not been found. An investigation is ongoing.