A man from Egg Harbor Township was killed early Wednesday morning in a crash in Hamilton Township.

Malaga and Jackson Roads., Hamilton Twp. - Google Maps
Malaga and Jackson Roads., Hamilton Twp. - Google Maps

Hamilton Township Police responded to the intersection of Malaga and Jackson Roads around 1AM Wednesday morning where they found a car driven by 32-year-old Gregory Gellien, Jr., of Egg Harbor Township had struck a tree. When officers arrived, they found Gellien, Jr., trapped in his car and suffering from serious injuries. Local fire crews extracted the driver and he was taken to ARMC-City where he died.

A preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling southbound on Malaga Road and attempting to make a right turn onto Jackson Road when the driver lost control, left the road, and hit a tree. Police say the road was wet and Gellien, Jr., was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

An investigation into the accident continues.


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