3 dead in crash on Garden State Parkway in New Jersey

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Monday, July 11, 2022
2 dead, 1 seriously injured after crash on Garden State Parkway
Two people are dead and a third person is seriously injured after a crash on the Garden State Parkway.

ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WABC) -- Three people died in a crash on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey Sunday evening.

New Jersey State Police responded to the accident just after 7 p.m. in the southbound local lanes in Aberdeen Township in Monmouth County.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Sentra and a Nissan Maxima were both traveling south on the Garden State Parkway local lanes when one car sideswiped the other.

The Sentra ran off the road to the right, impacted a metal post, overturned and struck a tree.

The driver and two passengers of the Sentra were killed.

Their identities have not yet been released.

Both sides of the parkway were briefly closed as police investigated.

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