JERSEY CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Transit officials say a boy was injured when he tried to hang from a light rail train.

The Jersey City Journal reports the incident happened Tuesday night in Jersey City. NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith says the boy fell when a Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train began moving.

The boy was taken to Jersey City Medical Center with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police have charged the boy with defiant trespassing and interference with transportation.


Information from: NJ Advance Media.

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