Police identify 2 killed in Rt. 70 crash in Pemberton Twp., N.J.

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A couple in their late 70s were killed Monday in a crash in Pemberton Township, New Jersey. (WPVI)

Police say a man and woman in their 70s were killed in a crash in Burlington County, New Jersey on Monday.

Police have identified the victims are 78-year-old Blackwell S. Albertson and 77-year-old Jean S. Albertson, both of Manchester, New Jersey.

The crash happened around 2:05 p.m. on Route 70, near the intersection of Pasadena Road in Pemberton Township.
Police say the 2015 Chrysler 200 driven by Blackwell Albertson went off the road and hit a tree - splitting into two pieces.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Albertson died a short time later at Capital Health Medical Center in Trenton.

So far, no word on what led to the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pemberton Township Police Department at (609) 894-3308 or Police Confidential Tip Line at (609) 894-3352.
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