Authorities: 2 men killed in weekend single-car crash on Route 9; victims ID’d

Authorities say a single-car crash over the weekend on Route 9 claimed the lives of two 20-year-old men.
According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Spotswood men were driving north Saturday night when the car hit a curb, a utility pole and a guardrail, ending up in a wooded area.
Manalapan Township police responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Prosecutors say Justin Rochford was pronounced dead at the scene, and Jonathan Ramirez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.