Two truck drivers were killed in a crash in Mannington, NJ. A Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and an International 920 truck tractor collided at an intersection, resulting in fatal injuries for both drivers. The drivers were identified as Ashley Knuth and David Mitchell. A juvenile passenger in the Chevy sustained serious injuries. The intersection was closed for several hours, causing traffic congestion. The crash is currently being investigated. Nicole Rosenthal reported
Two Truck Drivers Killed in Fatal Crash in Mannington, NJ
MANNINGTON, NJ – Tragedy struck on Thursday morning when a collision between two trucks resulted in the deaths of two truck drivers in Salem County. The accident occurred at the intersection of Mannington-Yorktown Road and CR-603 in Mannington Township, according to a spokesperson for the New Jersey State Police.
The incident involved a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck towing a gooseneck trailer, which was traveling west on Mannington-Yorktown Road, and an International 920 truck tractor traveling north on CR-603. The crash proved fatal for both drivers, who have been identified as Ashley Knuth, 36, from Bridgeton, and David Mitchell, 42, from Woodstown.
Unfortunately, the collision also left a juvenile passenger in the Chevy with serious injuries, while another juvenile passenger sustained minor injuries. The severity of the crash prompted authorities to close the intersection in all directions for approximately seven hours, leading to moderate traffic congestion.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway. The New Jersey State Police are working diligently to determine the factors that contributed to this tragic accident.