New Jersey (WABC) — Severe storms moved out of the tri-state area Friday night, but the damage was already done, especially in New Jersey.
In this episode of Eyewitness News Overtime, we detail the damage caused by the storm.
A lightning strike sparked a house fire in Bogota, New Jersey. Neighbors said they saw lightning and heard thunder before the fire broke out.
Farther north in Hillsdale, large hailstones fell from the sky and covered the ground.
Children in Carmel, New York, also encountered a horrific situation when, in addition to a few power lines, a tree fell on a school bus.
Fortunately, all the children were safe.
Here are the other major headlines from Friday’s show:
88-year-old woman dies after being hit by truck in Chinatown
A woman was struck and killed by an Access-A-Ride truck in Manhattan on Friday morning. The 88-year-old was struck in a crosswalk at Canal and Allen streets in Chinatown around 11 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
New York City school bus drivers won’t strike on Monday, principal says
New York City Schools Superintendent David Banks said students will begin classes next week and there will be no school bus strike on Monday. The news on Friday came as a relief to parents of up to 80,000 pupils who could be affected by the strike. Despite the good news, a strike is still possible late next week, but city officials don’t expect one as negotiations continue between the drivers’ union and the school bus companies.
Georgia grand jury recommends charges against Senators Graham, Michael Flynn
A special grand jury that aided Georgia’s election subversion investigation ultimately indicted Donald Trump and 18 others and recommended charges against more, including South Carolina Sen. Lin, according to a released report. Cy Graham, two former Georgia senators and Michael Flynn Friday.
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