2 teenagers killed in Manchester, Ocean County crash

Double fatal crash in Manchester Township
April 2, 2013 4:42:40 AM PDT
Investigators say two teenagers were killed in a crash on Easter Sunday in Manchester Township, Ocean County.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 571 and County Road 547.

Police say the car, a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible, crossed over the center line and slammed into a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The two teens in the car, 18-year-old Brandon Simms of Leesville Road in Jackson and a 17-year-old boy, also from Jackson, were killed.

Investigators say neither teen was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the pickup truck was wearing a seatbelt, police say, and was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say an investigation into this crash continues.


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