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UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Manahawkin Woman Killed in Garden State Parkway Crash Ocean County

By rlsmetro on
Ocean County

New Jersey State Police officials are investigating a crash that killed a woman on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County Sunday night.

According to NJ State Police, the crash occurred at 9:27 pm in the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near milepost 60.8 in Eagleswood Twp.

Police said a preliminary investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling southbound on the Garden State Parkway when it ran off the road to the right, traveled down an embankment then struck several trees.  

According to police, the driver, Grace Conover, 20, of Manahawkin, was partially ejected and sustained fatal injuries.

State Police officials said the right southbound lane of the GSP was closed for approximately three hours resulting in minimal traffic congestion.

The investigation is ongoing.