Police: 2 killed in NJ Turnpike crash

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MONROE TOWNSHIP -

Two people were killed in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike overnight near Monroe Township, according to state police.

They say a Hyundai Elantra traveling south was struck head-on by a Toyota Corolla that was heading in the wrong direction in the inner lanes of the highway.

Both drivers were killed at the scene. Their identities were not immediately released.

Investigators believe drugs and alcohol were a factor in the crash.

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