Police ID victims in crash on Route 55 in Gloucester County

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A female passenger is dead and a woman hospitalized after a crash on Route 55 in Gloucester County. (WPVI)

Authorities tell Action News a woman is dead and another hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on Route 55 in Gloucester County.

It happened before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the northbound lanes in Elk Township, New Jersey.

Images from Chopper 6 HD showed a light-colored sedan which had crashed in the woods dividing the north- and southbound sides of the highway.
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Images from Chopper 6 HD showed a light-colored sedan which had crashed in the woods dividing the north- and southbound sides of the highway.



A large tree was seen lying across the front half of the car.

Eighteen-year-old passenger, Shakira Deleon of Lindenwold, New Jersey, was killed in the crash.

The driver, 19-year-old Danail Garcia of Vineland, New Jersey, is in stable condition at Cooper University Hospital.



New Jersey State Police continue to investigate.

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