GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ – An elderly man died after suffering a medical episode leading to a car crash in Franklin Township on Sunday afternoon.
According to NJ.com, the man was driving north on Delsea Drive when he apparently had a medical episode and lost control near Roosevelt Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. The vehicle left the road and struck a power pole.
The driver, a 79-year-old Mount Ephraim resident, was unconscious when authorities arrived. He was pronounced dead after being rushed to a hospital in Mullica Hill. The 76-year-old Blackwood woman in the passenger seat was injured. She has been listed in stable condition after receiving treatment at Jefferson Hospital in Washington Township.
The investigation is ongoing.
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