2 drivers killed in wrong-way collision on New Jersey Turnpike

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Saturday, January 6, 2018
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Two drivers were killed in a collision on the New Jersey Turnpike.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WABC) -- Two drivers were killed early Saturday in a head-on collision on the southbound New Jersey Turnpike.

It happened just before 1 a.m. between Exit 8 and 8A in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.

Police say 41-year-old Micah Morris of Hamilton Township was driving the wrong way in a Toyota Corolla when he slammed into a Hyundai Elantra driven by 23-year-old Katherine Ordonez of Newark.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway was closed for the investigation but was later re-opened. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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