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People living in northern Ocean County are cleaning up after a severe storm tore through the area yesterday.
Manchester Township police say 69-year-old Henry Burton Jr., of Sayreville, died when two trees fell on his car during the storm. Police estimate 40 to 60 homes received minor to moderate damage during the strong storms. Two residents were displaced.
Residents in the area say ping-pong ball sized hail, heavy rain and strong winds pummeled their homes.
News 12 New Jersey meteorologist James Gregroio says the storm packed winds of 40 to 60 mph.
Gregorio says more severe weather is possible later this afternoon.
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