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Authorities Identify Woman Killed in Turnpike Crash in Cranbury

Cranbury Township

Authorities have released the identity of a woman killed after loosing control of her vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike this morning.

According to police, the driver of a Toyota Corolla - later identified as Nikole Otey of Gloucester County, Va. - was heading northbound near milepost 69 in Cranbury just after midnight when she lost control of her vehicle, struck a guardrail, which led her vehicle to flip.

Otey's vehicle was then struck by a 48-year-old Jersey City man, who was driving a 2011 Jaguar.

According to Sgt. Jeff Flynn, Otey was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

No charges are expected against

the driver of the Jaguar who was was not injured, police added.