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Drug Overdose Identified In Fatal Cherry Hill Crash

CHERRY HILL – An unidentified 44-year-old Marlton man, who died in a crash on Christmas Eve, was believed to be highly overdosed.

According to the authorities, the driver of the vehicle lost control after he had an “adverse reaction to drugs”.

The single-car crash took place Friday on Route 70, near Cuthbert Boulevard. Police responded to the scene at about 5:35 p.m. and Route 70 was reportedly shut down for more than an hour after the crash.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office gave details of the incident stating that the driver lost control and drove off the road, striking a utility pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy later determined that the driver died as a result of an accidental drug overdose, told a CCPO investigator.

Further details regarding the incident were not revealed by the police. Luckily, no one else was hurt in the crash.

News Source: www.NJ.com



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