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Two Killed in Route 18 Crash in Colts Neck Has Police Investigating

By kcora on
Colts Neck

An early morning crash on Route 18 has one person injured and two others dead.

According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, a commercial line-striping truck overturned between exits 19 and 22 in Colts Neck.

The truck's three occupants were ejected from the vehicle fatally injuring two and injuring the third.

The two fatal occupants were pronounced dead at the scene at 8:30 a.m. and 8:35 a.m. respectively.

The third occupant was taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Expect heavy delays in the area according to officials as authorities continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call Detective Eric Kerecman, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, at 1-800-533-7443 or Sgt. Kristian DeVito, of the Colts Neck Township Police Department, at 732-780-7323.