Wednesday proved to be a fateful day for an older South Jersey couple that lost their lives in a dreadful accident involving a garbage truck.

According to multiple reports, police in Gloucester Township have finally been able to confirm the identities of two elderly people who perished when their car collided with a parked dump truck on Berlin-Cross Keys Road. Reportedly, the couple hailed from Sicklerville in Camden County. Police were waiting to reveal the names of the deceased until families could be notified of the tragedy.

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Now, we know that it was Daniel and Beverly Hammond, 79 and 78, who were pronounced dead at the scene. According to police, nobody in the truck was hurt.

It has been stated that the Hammonds' car hit the truck that was parked on the shoulder of the roadway.

If anyone has information about the accident, you're being encouraged to reach out to the Gloucester Township Police Department at (856) 228-4500.

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