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Elderly man killed, wife seriously hurt in crash

Sunday, March 31, 2013
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An elderly New Jersey man was killed and his wife was seriously injured when their car left a central New Jersey highway and crashed into several trees.

Manalapan police tell the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/13J0qPX) that 70-year-old township resident Arthur Thompson was driving southbound on Route 9 when the crash occurred around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, between Taylor Mills and Symmes roads in the Monmouth County community.

Thompson was pronounced dead shortly after the crash occurred.

His 68-year-old wife, Lilly, was flown to a hospital and was being treated in the intensive care unit, but further details on her injuries were not disclosed.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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