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2-year-old critically injured after being struck by amusement park ride in Warren County

HOPE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A two-year-old was flown to the hospital after being hit by an amusement park ride Saturday afternoon in Hope Township, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry said.

The incident occurred at 1:05 p.m. at the Land of Make Believe, Curry said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that the child was struck by a train in the amusement park and suffered serious injuries, Curry said.

The child was airlifted to an area hospital and was last listed in critical condition, Curry said.

The incident remains under investigation.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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