LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ – According to local news, a woman died in a car accident with a tractor-trailer in Phillipsburg on Tuesday evening.
The accident happened on Route 22 near the intersection with South First Street at about 6 p.m.
The victim was identified as 78-year-old Barbara Montilone. She was transported from the scene with traumatic injuries to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and pronounced dead there later in the evening.
Lehigh County coroner’s office has ruled the death an accident. Local officials are continuing the investigation.
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