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2 Rescued From Fiery Crash In South Jersey

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police and a passer-by rescued two people from a fiery crash in southern New Jersey.

Hamilton Township police say 21-year-old Walter Harris and 18-year-old Hallie Thompson were trapped after their car crashed into a tree and burst into flames on Almond Street Thursday night. A tree then fell on the car’s roof.

Police say two officers and a citizen pulled the pair to safety.

Both were taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The accident is under investigation.

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