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Officials: Boy tries to hang on train, falls off in Jersey City

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JERSEY CITY -

New Jersey Transit officials say a boy was injured when he tried to hang from a light rail train.

According to the Jersey City Journal, 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 were not life-threatening.

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

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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