Artist who painted New Jersey Transit station mural is killed by train

By Dan Alexander, New Jersey 101.5; April 11, 2019

SPRING LAKE — A woman was struck and killed crossing the NJ Transit tracks Wednesday night near the station where she had painted a mural.

Laurie Tobia, 25, of Lake Como, was killed near the Wall Road crossing in Spring Lake about 8:25 p.m. She was run over between the Spring Lake and Belmar stations, according to NJ Transit spokeswoman Kate Thompson, who did not say whether officials know why she was on the tracks.

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