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1 killed, 1 seriously injured in Warren County head-on crash

HOPE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – One man was killed and another person seriously injured in a head-on crash Monday morning on Route 519 in Hope Township, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry.

The crash occurred at 10:22 a.m. on County Road 519 at milepost 47.7 in Hope Township, Curry said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Western Star tractor semi-trailer, driven by Lateef Dotson, 40, of Townsend, DE, was traveling north on County Route519 and Sterling dual axle truck, driven by Brandon Loyle, 30, of Bangor, PA, was traveling south, Curry said.

The Sterling truck crossed the double yellow painted center lines, entered the northbound travel lane, and impacted the front of the Western Star head-on. As a result of this crash, both drivers were ejected, Curry siad.

Dotson sustained fatal injuries. Loyle suffered serious injuries and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, Curry said.

The crash remains under investigation, Curry said.

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