Police: 1 dead after crash in Ocean Township

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One person was killed early Saturday morning in a car crash in Ocean Township.

The crash happened in the area of South Lincoln Avenue near Oakwood Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Officials say a car struck a tree.

Police say 20-year-old Dane Fante, a student at Monmouth University, was a passenger in the car and was pronounced dead.

The driver, 21-year-old Jose Rivera, was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening. He is also a Monmouth University.

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