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Eight Killed in Deadly New Jersey Weekend

Posted on: August 7, 2016

Eight people were killed and 22 were injured in a catastrophic New Jersey weekend full of shootings, traffic crashes, and mysterious events.

Among the main ones was a NJ Transit bus collision on Friday, which killed two people and injured 17. The crash occurred at the intersection of Broad Street and Raymond Boulevard in Newark involving the 59 bus, which was traveling without any passengers.

Also this weekend, a 5-year- old boy was killed and four others were hurt in a five-vehicle wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike. A woman was hit in the face by a flying object on a ride at Six Flags Great Adventure, and will require oral surgery after the incident. Two separate fatal

shootings occurred in Newark late Friday night. And police recovered a body at the Round Valley Reservoir near Clinton on Monday.