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3 killed in head-on crash in New Jersey

October 6, 2018

PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Police say a head-on collision between two cars claimed the lives of three people in New Jersey.

Pennsville Township police say the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. Friday when a northbound car crossed the center line and collided with a southbound car.

The three people killed were all in the northbound car and were pronounced dead at the scene. They were described as a 74-year-old woman, a 60-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man, all from neighboring Carneys Point Township.

The driver and a passenger of the other car were taken to a hospital with injuries described as serious but not life-threatening. Both are from Wilmington, Delaware. Two children in that car were believed uninjured.

Chief of Police Allen Cummings called the crash “horrific.”

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