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Train strikes N.J. electrical poles, injuring motorists and spurring power outage

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2024
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A freight train traveling over a North Jersey bridge brought down a set of electrical poles Monday afternoon, sending debris onto passing cars below and trapping several motorists in their vehicles, according to officials.

The train passed over a rail line bridge on Division Street in Elizabeth around 1 p.m., Ruby Contreras, a city spokesperson, told NJ Advance Media.

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