GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ – A 17-year-old boy from Delaware was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer in Harrison Township on Monday afternoon.
According to Nj.com, a tractor-trailer collided with a Ford Econoline van in the 300 block of called Swedesboro Road at about 2 p.m. The van was being driven by a 22-year-old Delaware resident who allowed the vehicle to cross the center lines into the oncoming truck.
The tractor-trailer jackknifed off the roadway. The van came to a stop in some bushes along the roadside.
The van was carrying five passengers at the time of the crash. All six occupants were employees of a furniture installation business.
One passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The remaining passengers were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. The driver was transported to Camden for more serious injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer did not sustain any injuries.
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