RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Hackettstown man was killed Monday evening in a car crash on Route 10 in Randolph Township, according to Randolph Township Police Detective Lieutenant Chris Giuliani.
The crash happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Route 10 at Dover Chester Road.
When police arrived on scene, one vehicle was overturned on Route 10 while the second vehicle, driven by James Shearer, 70, of Stanhope, was submerged in a retention basin in front of 715 Route 10, Giuliani said.
The driver of the vehicle in the retention basin was already out of his vehicle and transported by ambulance to Morristown Medical Center, Giuliani said.
The driver, Daniel Brice, 61, and passenger, Katherine Brice, 66, of Hackettstown, were both trapped in the overturned vehicle. Katherine was extricated and flown to Morristown Medical Center, Giuliani said.
During attempts to extricate Daniel, it was determined he was deceased, Giuliani said.
Randolph Police and Fire Departments were assisted by the Morris County Park Police, Morris County EMS, Atlantic Ambulance, Saint Clare’s Paramedics, Morris County Sherriff’s Office and Morris County Prosecutors Office.
No names are being released pending notification of next-of-kin, Giuliani said.
This accident remains under investigation and anyone with information in regards to this crash is asked to contact the Randolph Police, at 973-989-7010.