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Authorities Identify Sewell Woman Killed in Washington Twp. Crash

Washington Township (Gloucester)

Police have released the identity of a 68-year-old Sewell woman killed in yesterday's crash.

According to police, officers responded to the area of Pitman Downer between Greentree and Chapel Heights roads shortly before 1 p.m. for a report of a crash.

Upon arrival, police found a 2006 Ford Taurus, driven by Ruth B. Mulligan veered off the road.

Based on preliminary investigations, Mulligan appears to have ran off the road, struck a utility pole, flipped over and hit a tree.

She was transported ultimately transported to Kennedy University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed to accident is asked to contact Officer John R. Freitag at (856) 589-6694, ext. 3.