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UPDATE: Two Dead in Mercer County Car Crash

Mercer County

The state police are currently investigating a fatal car crash that killed two people late in the evening on November 12

The crash occurred at 11:53 p.m. Thursday evening on the New Jersey Turnpike, northbound inner roadway in East Windsor Township in Mercer County.

The preliminary investigation indicates that in the area of milepost 66.8, a Lincoln Town Car was involved in a crash and was disabled on the roadway. A Jeep Cherokee traveling northbound then struck the disabled Lincoln.

Officials report that the two rear-seat passengers of the Lincoln were pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver and front passenger sustained serious injuries.

According to police, the driver of the Jeep sustained minor injuries. The inner roadway was closed for approximately 6 hours.

The crash remains under investigation.