An Egg Harbor Township women was killed Sunday evening in a single car crash on Route 50 in Hamilton Township.

Police say a car driven by Andrew Roe, 44, of EHT left the roadway on Route 50 near Laurel Street just before 8PM Sunday night. The car struck a utility pole and tree.

The front seat passenger, Marie Roe, 37, of EHT was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say she was not wearing a seat belt.

Andrew Roe and a backseat juvenile passenger were wearing seat belts. They were taken to the hospital with injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Hamilton Township Police's investigation revealed, "Roe’s vehicle was merging from a double lane to a single lane after the divided highway portion of Rt. 50. For unknown reasons Roe lost control of his vehicle and spun off of the roadway."

 

SOURCE: News Release from Hamilton Township Police

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