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Two struck by NJ Transit light rail trains

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NEWARK — Two people were struck by NJ Tansit light rail trains in South Jersey on Saturday night.

A man was struck by a northbound train crossing 36th Street at a crosswalk near the station in Pennsauken around 6 p.m., according to NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith.

Smith said none of the 25 passengers and operator on board were injured.

A woman was injured several hours later when she was struck at 9:25 p.m. at the Cinnaminson Avenue crossing in Palmyra, according to Smith. The woman was hospitalized while none of the 50 people on board a northbound train were injured.

Smith did not disclose the identities of anyone involved in either incident.

Both incidents caused temporary suspensions in service.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.

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