Early Morning Car Fire Kills One

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  BERKELEY – One individual has died as a result of a car fire that occurred early this morning on Dover Road about a half-mile south of Pinewald-Keswick Road in Berkeley Township, police said.

  On July 11 at approximately 1 a.m., police responded to area on Dover Road for a care fire in the woods.

  According to police, a 2019 Ford F-150 vehicle was traveling north on Dover Road when it veered off onto the shoulder and into the woods, colliding with the trees. The Ford then overturned and caught fire.

  During the collision, the elderly male driver was ejected from the vehicle, later pronounced deceased at scene.

  Berkeley Township Police continue to investigate the crash. Anyone with information on this crash is urged to call 732-341-1132 ext. 2125.