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Asbury Park Press

SHIP BOTTOM – Two Pennsylvania teens who were laying on the 26th Street beach were struck by a borough beach patrol vehicle on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The girls — a 15-year-old and 14-year-old from Berks County, Pennsylvania — were airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune where they were treated for their injuries and later released from the regional trauma center to their families, police said.

The driver, John Purdon, 22, of Barnegat, was charged with reckless driving, police said.

The accident took place about 1:08 p.m. Saturday, police said.

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