2 Bridgeton girls killed in prom night car crash
MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP — A teenage driver lost control of her car and struck a tree, killing her and a friend and injuring two others Saturday, hours after they apparently attended a high school prom in New Jersey, police said.
The four girls from Bridgeton were in a Chrysler PT Cruiser around 3:45 a.m. when the car lost control going through a curve on Route 49 in Maurice River Township, about 50 miles southwest of Philadelphia. It crossed over to the other side of the road and hit a tree, said State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Flynn.
Driver Daisia Sulton, 17, and passenger Mikayla Mosley, 15, were killed, Flynn said. Zyiah Stocks, 16, was hospitalized in critical condition and Jada Barriento, 17, was listed in stable condition.
Friends and family posted on social media that the girls attended Bridgeton High School's prom Friday night. Flynn said he didn't have details on where the girls had been or where they were headed.
The prom was held at a country club a few miles outside of Bridgeton.
School district officials didn't return calls and emails seeking comment.