Driver killed, 2 others hurt in crash along Garden State Parkway

A Jersey City man was killed and two of his passengers were injured when the vehicle they were riding in struck a tree along the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County on Sunday, authorities said.

a car parked in a parking lot: New Jersey State Police car

New Jersey State Police car

The wreck occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on the highway’s northbound side, near milepost 38.1 in Egg Harbor Township, according to Trooper Charles Marchan, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police. A Chevrolet was headed north when it went off the highway and crashed into a tree.

The Chevrolet driver, Jacquim Lovely, 38, was killed, the spokesman said. Two others – a 42-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man, both of Jersey City – were hurt.

An investigation was ongoing, according to the State Police. More information was not immediately released late Sunday.

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