- Associated Press - Sunday, June 5, 2016

MANNINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - State police say a man was killed and another person was hospitalized after the car they were in struck a utility pole on a southern New Jersey roadway.

The crash in Mannington Township occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday in the area of Route 540 and Pointers Auburn Road.

Troopers say a 29-year-old male passenger was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The driver was being treated at a hospital for undisclosed injuries.

The names of the two people were not released.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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