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2 dead in collision near Atlantic City

By CNN Staff
updated 5:22 PM EDT, Mon May 26, 2014

(CNN) -- Two people died when a bus and car collided Monday near Atlantic City, New Jersey, a fire official said.

The accident occurred in Pleasantville, New Jersey, just before 2 p.m., New Jersey Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. said. The bus was headed to a mall outbound from Atlantic City.

Pleasantville Fire Capt. Tom Wittland said the people who died were passengers in the car.

There were several injuries, but none were life-threatening. Five people from the car and eight from the bus were taken to Atlantic City Medical Center, Pleasantville Fire Battalion Chief John Quigley said.

CNN's Haimy Assefa contributed to this report

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