Truck driver killed in 3-vehicle crash in Gloucester County NJ
Authorities in Monroe Township, Gloucester County, said a truck driver was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon.
The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on Malaga Road near Morgan Road.
Police say an investigation determined that Lashaya Goldsmith, 30, of Camden, was traveling westbound on Malaga Road when she drifted into the eastbound lane, hitting a Mack truck driven by Richard Lupton, 62, of Newport.
After impact, the truck crossed into the opposite lane and struck a westbound car driven by 27-year-old Anastasia Keermann of Millville. From there, the truck then entered a yard and hit a tree.
Goldsmith was airlifted to Cooper Hospital in Camden for treatment of a serious lower body injury. Keermann was taken to Jefferson Hospital in Washington Township for evaluation.
Lupton was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the crash.
Several witnesses remained at the scene to provide information to the police.
The Monroe Township Police Department continues to investigate the crash.
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