1 dead after crash on Rt. 55 in Deptford Township, New Jersey

DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WPVI) -- One person was killed in a crash in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

It happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday on southbound Route 55, just below Route 42 in Deptford Township.

State police said the driver of a Honda sedan lost control in the southbound lanes. The vehicle went off the road, overturned and hit a tree.

The driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

New Jersey State Police continue to investigate.
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