Off-duty police officer killed when minivan, pickup collide in N.J.

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Off-duty police officer killed when minivan, pickup collide. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on June 17, 2017. (WPVI)

An off-duty police officer has been killed in a highway crash that left his wife and three children injured.

Vineland police say 33-year-old Charlie Amadei was a passenger in a minivan that was eastbound on Route 322 in Woolwich Township when the vehicle and a pickup truck collided shortly before 4 p.m. Friday.
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Watch raw video from the scene of the crash in Woolwich, New Jersey.

Amadei's wife and their three children - ages 14, 2, and 1 - were all treated at a hospital for minor injuries. The pickup truck driver was not injured.

Authorities say Amadei was a Vineland resident who served a special officer with the city's police force. But it wasn't clear Saturday how long he had served with the department.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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