DELRAN, N.J. (CBS) — A 2-year-old boy has died after a car was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Burlington County, New Jersey.
It happened just before 4 p.m. Friday on the tracks of the New Jersey Transit River Line near River Road and Chester Avenue in Delran.READ MORE: Sixers Fall To Brooklyn Nets In Home Opener As Ben Simmons Saga Continues
Police say a vehicle, operated by a 56-year-old man, was attempting to cross the tracks despite the signals when it got stuck and was struck by a train.
The driver and his 2-year-old grandson were rushed to Cooper Hospital where the boy died from his injuries. His grandfather remained hospitalized Saturday in serious condition. A third person in the vehicle apparently escaped serious injury.READ MORE: Southwest Philadelphia Shooting Leaves Man Wounded, Police Say
Authorities say 75 passengers were aboard the train. Five were taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Frankford High School Unveils New Solar Training Lab For Students
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