2 New Jersey police vehicles hit by lightning; trooper taken to hospital

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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MIDDLE TWP., N.J. (WABC) -- Two New Jersey State Police vehicles were hit by lightning on Tuesday afternoon, and one trooper was taken to the hospital.

The incident happened around 2:13 p.m. on the Garden State Parkway in Middle Township, Cape May County.

State police officials say the vehicles were in a construction zone as a storm cell moved over the area.

Both troopers were inside their vehicles.

Neither trooper sustain serious injuries. One trooper was taken AC Medical Center in Pamona for observation.

The other trooper did not require any medical attention.