Vehicle crash in Deptford kills teen

A 16-year-old teen Washington Township girl was killed and two others injured on March 22 in a collision between two vehicles at the intersection of Hurffville and Deptford Center roads.

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The accident occurred at approximately 8:03 p.m., according to Deptford police, when the driver of one involved car, a 17-year-old male from Gibbstown, collided with a vehicle driven by a 27-year-old female from Deptford.

Both drivers sustained injuries and were hospitalized, police said. The 16-year-old – a passenger in the Gibbstown resident’s car – was prounounced dead at the scene. Identities of all three victims have yet to be announced.

This crash is being investigated by the Deptford police Crash Investigation Unit. Anyone with information should contact Cpl. Chris Troughton at (856) 845-2223 or email

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