One Dead In Head-On Vehicle Crash

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  BERKELEY – An 81-year-old man died from injuries in a fatal head-on crash that happened Tuesday afternoon, police said.

  The crash took place around 2:41 p.m. on November 22 in the area of 854 Pinewald Keswick Road. A 61-year-old woman from Whiting was driving a 2019 Honda HRV when she left the east bound lane and struck a 2010 Honda Fit head-on.

  Berkeley Police Officers along with Manchester EMS arrived on scene and began medical treatment to both drivers.

  The driver of the Honda Fit, an 81-year-old man from Whiting, ultimately succumbed to the injuries sustained, police said. The woman was flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center for her injuries.

  This accident is currently being investigated by members of the Berkeley Township Traffic Safety Bureau.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Berkeley Township Traffic Safety Bureau at 732-341-1132 ext. 2125.