By CBS3 Staff


WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Officials say one person was killed in a deadly accident in Gloucester County Monday night. Officials say two vehicles collided when a Lexus traveling northbound on Delsea Drive crossed over into the southbound lanes and struck a Land Rover head on in Washington Township just before 8:40 p.m.

The drivers of the vehicle had to be extricated from the wreckage.

The driver of the Lexus, 37-year-old John J. Meyers, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the Land Rover, 51-year-old Jacquelin Petrongolo, was transported to Cooper University Hospital in Camden and placed in stable condition.

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Delsea Drive, between County House Road and Salina Road, was shut down for about three hours following the crash.

An investigation is ongoing.